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POZ September 2015

POZ September 2015

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

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Suppression Superheroes

A super new program at Housing Works helps participants get and keep their viral loads undetectable with incentives and without superpowers.

Older, Wiser, Ready for Their Close-Up

Documenting the Graying of AIDS

POZ Magazine

The Coinfection Challenge

New treatment options for people living with HIV and hepatitis C

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Letters-September 2015

Behind the scenes of the Recollectors, a new advocacy group that brings together children who lost their parents to AIDS.

POZ Q+A

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It’s Not Over

Michelangelo Signorile and Dan Savage discuss LGBT issues beyond marriage equality, including HIV/AIDS.

POZ Planet

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Buddies Are Back!

GMHC relaunches its historic support program—with unexpected twists.

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Guts & Glory

In the 1980s, Tom Glenn cared for gay men dying of AIDS. Today he writes about that in ’No-Accounts.’

POZ Magazine

POZ Stories: Andrew Pulsipher

When Andrew Pulsipher announced his HIV-positive status on Facebook, he and his (HIV-negative) family became a viral sensation.

POZ Magazine

Housing Missourians With HIV

In St. Louis, the Doorways organization provides stable housing and health services for folks with HIV in the Show Me State.

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A Radical Voice Worth Reading

Journalist Doug Ireland’s career spanned the AIDS epidemic and the gay rights movement. 

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Fury Road

What happens when an HIV campaign in Indiana takes a very wrong turn?

Voices

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Why I Act Up

Writer-turned-activist Victoria Noe reflects on her initial decision to get involved in the early fight against HIV/AIDS

POZ Magazine

Love in Action

Longtime HIV/AIDS journalist and author John-Manuel Andriote reflects on GMHC’s relaunch of its Buddy Program earlier this year.

Care and Treatment

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Proof That Early Treatment Is Ideal

Researchers have finally produced evidence that starting antiretroviral treatment soon after an HIV diagnosis reduces the risk of sickness and...

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Combo Pills No Better?

Outside of convenience, the only major benefit of multi-antiretroviral combination tablets could be to pharmaceutical companies’ bottom line.

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

HIV-positive people who enjoy good psychological well-being are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral regimen.

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Treating Addiction Helps HIV

Opioid substitution treatment increases the likelihood that addicts will take their HIV antiretrovirals as prescribed.

POZ Magazine

HIV-Hep C Mortality Risk

Hepatitis C virus doesn’t significantly impact the risk of death unless it occurs along with other severe diseases.

Research Notes

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Prevention: PrEP Pride

A subdermal implant that delivers the HIV antiretroviral tenofovir alafenamide has shown promise as an alternative to daily PrEP in an animal...

POZ Magazine

Treatment: Vaccine Boosts ARVS

A vaccine containing a protein key to HIV replication has been found to improve the effectiveness of antiretrovirals.

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Cure: New Cure Center

GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) has teamed up with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to pursue HIV cure strategies.

POZ Magazine

Concerns: HIV/HCV Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert to public health departments and clinicians to be vigilant for HIV...

POZ Survey Says

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Adverse Reactions

Most people living with HIV experience side effects from their HIV meds at one time or another.

POZ Heroes

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Rocking Her Differences

In many ways, Ashley Murphy is just a normal 17-year-old getting ready to start her senior year of high school. But she’s also a sassy young H...

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