Katrina: Disaster Notes
Notes on race, on how to respond when government does not, on ineffectual fundraising, and on misleading "official" figures.
Medicare HIV Fact Sheet: Caution Regarding January 2006
About 20 percent of people in HIV care are on Medicare, and will need to decide on a Medicare drug plan by January 2006. It will be especially important for those who are also on Medicaid to avoid interruption of treatment in early 2006, when Medicaid will no longer cover their drugs and people might not be signed up for the Medicare drug benefit in time. A revised two-page fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation provides a brief overview of the Medicare program -- helpful background for understanding the additional information needed for selecting a plan.
PA-457, New Kind of Antiretroviral: Ten-Day Clinical Trial Results
A new kind of antiretroviral, called a maturation inhibitor, worked well in reducing viral load in a ten-day trial with HIV-positive volunteers.
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