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October 1997

EDITORIAL

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

Why you don't need to worry about mouth-to-mouth transmission of HIV
PAUL A. VOLBERDING, M.D.


CONTINUING CARE

TB or Not TB

Do you have tuberculosis? It's hard to know for sure, so the key is to know what you should watch for
ROBERT M. JASMER, M.D., and LAURENCE HUANG, M.D.
Plus: Guidelines for the Treatment of TB in People with HIV


NEWSLINE

NEWSLINE ... NEWSLINE ... NEWSLINE ...

Deep kissing may transmit drug-resistant thrush ... Are you at risk for drug-resistant TB? ... A better treatment for cryptococcal meningitis ... Aggressive syphilis therapy proves no more effective than standard therapy in people with HIV ... Should you be on preventive therapy against TB? ... New therapies shrink KS lesions, reduce pain and other symptoms ... It's safe to get vaccinated against hepatitis A ... Thalidomide may help combat AIDS-related wasting ... Simple precautions can reduce your chances of getting infected by contaminated produce ... Combivir®, first two-in-one pill for antiretroviral therapy, approved by F.D.A.

Plus: WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU: HIV experts tell you, in clear, concise language, what impact these developments are likely to have on your day to day life.


PULL OUT AND SAVE

Foods You Can Eat When You Take Crixivan

A list of low-fat and no-fat snacks that you can take along with your Crixivan dose, if you need to eat at a scheduled dosing time




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