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POZ September 2011

POZ September 2011

In every issue, you'll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

Features

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All Grown Up With HIV

Thirty years into the epidemic, a new crop of kids faces adulthood—with HIV. From babies born with the virus to teens who acquired it be...

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Facing the Future of HIV Care

As the nation's health care system reels from the economic meltdown and 
the uncertainty of upcoming reforms (including those in the Aff...

From the Editor

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The Facts of Life

The two camps of American youth growing up with HIV today represent, alternately, a victory and an abject failure of public health.

Feedback

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Letters- September 2011

Revisiting the Berlin Patient“Patient No More” (June 2011) by Regan Hofmann discussed ho

The POZ Q+A

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Going the Distance

David Ernesto Munar keeps the AIDS Foundation of Chicago running at a brisk pace—when he's not running marathons to raise funds to fight...

What You Need to Know

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The First Lady (Finally) Mentions HIV/AIDS

We love the POTUS and FLOTUS (President of the United States and First Lady of the United States) for getting tested for HIV publicly in Kenya...

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15M by 2015

World political and health leaders gathered in June at the United Nations for 
a special session of the General Assembly focusing on HIV...

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Health Care for People With HIV in Grave Danger

We've been saying for months that the current AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) crisis is but the tip of the iceberg. 

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels to Be Sold at Christie's

The dazzling treasure chest of the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor, lifelong friend of people with HIV and powerful AIDS activist, will go on the b...

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Having Sex With Albino People Does Not Prevent or Cure AIDS

Did we really just write that? Yes, we did.

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India-EU Trade Deal Could Put Millions With HIV at Risk

Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, says that about 86 percent of people with HIV/AIDS around the globe who are on treatment are taki...

We Hear You

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Judicial Prejudice and HIV

During the past several years, we've seen a disturbing trend in the frequency and severity of legal cases that criminalize people with HIV.

What Matters to You

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Finding True Love With HIV

Achieving a happy relationship can be easier than you think—despite the obstacles presented by HIV.

Treatment News

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Test-Tube Babies

Researchers have been experimenting with HIV drugs lately—not to lower viral loads (we already know how to do that), but for other healt...

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More Access to Medicaid for People With HIV

A policy change made recently by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) allows states to tap into resources of more than...

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Help for Prisoners

If you're reading this issue of POZ in a jail or prison cell, or if you 
have a friend or family member doing time, there's a free newsl...

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FDA Approves a New HIV Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Edurant (rilpivirine), a new non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI).

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They're Putting Viagra in Condoms???

Technically, no. But a new line of condoms is being lined with a Viagra-like gel to increase blood flow and banish erectile dysfunction.

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GMHC Treatment Issues September 2011

ARVs as prevention: Great promise and the questions that remain

Comfort Zone

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Life, in Harmony

The song that pushes you to the finish line. The rhythm that has you strutting down the street. The tune that helps you remember. The one that...

POZ Heroes

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Kid Wonder

Jordan Mitzel was born in the spring of 1998. Addicted to crack and diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome and HIV, he was abandoned by his bir...

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