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Positive Living
Table of Contents, December 2001/January 2002


Positive Living from AIDS Project Los Angeles

T R E A T M E N T
N E W S

Studies Need Participants
Recruiters for two important studies reach out to minority populations
By Liliana Eagan

Plasma Screening Improves
Food and Drug Administration approves new test to screen plasma for HIV and Hepatitis C
By Liliana Eagan

Trugene OK'd by FDA

More Nonoxynol Study Needed

Viread Gets FDA Nod

A L S O  T H I S
M O N T H

Writers Workshop Selections

APLA West to Open Doors in December

HIV Concerns Raised at Forum

Your Feedback Is Critical
AIDS Project Los Angeles wants to hear your thoughts about services offered by APLA
By Dr. Matt G. Mutchler


C O V E R
S T O R Y

Watch Your Step
A floor at Highways Performance Space memorializing people with HIV/AIDS who have died is restored
By Ron Mackovich with photos by Mark Scoggins

F E A T U R E S

"A" Is for Adherence
The importance of not missing a single dose of your anti-HIV meds
By Ernie Rodriguez

Getting Your Life Back
The complex issues surrounding sexual assault for female victims
By Fiona Kyck

Men, Too, Can Be Victims
The complex issues surrounding sexual assault for male victims
By Buddy Akin

Sorry . . . The Club Is Closed
Outrage erupts in the HIV community after the DEA raids the L.A. Cannabis Resource Center
By Ron Mackovich

Food and Water Safety
Advice for coping with your nutritional needs during a crisis
By Marcy Fenton, M.S., R.D.

T R E A T M E N T
F I L E

Save Your Sight
Advising people with HIV/AIDS to monitor vision regularly
By Ron P. Gallemore, M.D., Ph.D. and David S. Boyer, M.D.

T H I N K I N G
P O S I T I V E

Making Way for the Feds
Imagining a Bush-era crackdown on a different kind of "evildoer"
By Paul Serchia

N U T R I T I O N
A N D   H I V

Wasting Is Not Over
Estimating body composition, body cell and fat mass: do you know your numbers?
By Janelle L'Heureux, M.S., R.D.

B E N E F I T S

Consider Electronic Deposits
An electronic transfer account can make accessing your funds quicker and easier
By Heather Spargo

H O U S I N G
I S S U E S

When Children Are Exploited
Recent studies illuminate the plight of children who become victims of sexual exploitation
By Marlon Valdivia

Do You Have a Property to List?
By Marlon Valdivia


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