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April 1997

EDITORIAL

Sex in the Age of AIDS

What people with HIV, their sexual partners, and their healthcare providers need to know about safer sex and condom use.
PAUL A. VOLBERDING, M.D., EDITOR-IN-CHIEF


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Newsline ... Newsline ... Newsline ...

Citing high cost, Florida rations protease inhibitors ... A bill in Congress calls for broader HIV reporting, testing, and disclosure ... A death in Britain points to a dangerous interaction between ritonavir and the illegal drug "Ecstasy" ... Italian study suggests Hodgkin's disease may be an AIDS-defining illness ... A fourth protease inhibitor is approved for adults, and two are finally approved for children ... Oral anabolic steroid oxandrolone reverse wasting; the amino acid glutamine enhances the effect ... "Morning after" treatment for sexual exposures to HIV moves into the prevention spotlight ... Latex allergies skyrocket in the age of AIDS ... Clinton Administration could use an injection of courage on the subject of needle exchange ... Rigorous monitoring of treatment defuses a global TB crisis ...


PULL OUT AND SAVE

Mastering Combination Therapy

Multidrug regimens oblige you to take medications on a fixed schedule. Here's how to integrate all that pill-taking into your daily routine


MAKING INFORMED CHOICES

Risky Business

Like it or not, people with HIV often have to educate their sexual parners about the risks of HIV transmission; know the facts so you can share them
JOSHUA SCHECHTEL, M.D.

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PREVENTION BASICS

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Latex and polyurethane condoms stop HIV transmission almost 100% of the time, if they are used correctly: Tips for using condoms, including the female condom



  
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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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