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June 1997

EDITORIAL

What This Means for You

How AIDS Care helps you interpret the news, put it in perspective, and apply it to your life.
PAUL A. VOLBERDING, M.D., EDITOR-IN-CHIEF


PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE

How I Learned to Take My Pills

Sage advice from a ten-year veteran of various antiretroviral regimens.
CHARLES Q. FORESTER


NEWSLINE

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

High breakage rate leads to development of a thicker polyurethane condom ... Simple test helps evaluate the need for TB prophylaxis ... While AIDS deaths for men decline, those for women rise -- because women do not receive equal treatment for HIV ... Vitamin A supplements for pregnant women do not affect vertical transmission of HIV in this country ... Grapefruit juice does increase absorption of some drugs ... A timely reminder that Crixivan® must be taken with lots of fluids ... An Illinois company offers the first life insurance policy for people with HIV ... F.D.A. approves delavirdine, the second NNRTI ... Clinton Administration proposes extending Medicaid benefits to people with asymptomatic HIV ... Penciclovir cream eases oral herpes attacks ... A new concern: CMV in people with high CD4 counts ... New federal health insurance rules help people with HIV when they change jobs or lose a job ...

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.

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CONTINUING CARE

The Problem of Fluconazole-Resistant Thrush

What do you do when the medicine stops working?
WILLIAM G. POWDERLY, M.D.



  
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This article was provided by San Francisco General Hospital. It is a part of the publication AIDS Care.
 

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