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Ten Things You Can Do to Adhere to Your Medication Schedule

Watch clocks and calendars. Clocks and calendars rule in managing adherence. Buy a cheap plug-in clock with numbers so bright you'll see them for miles. Set the alarm if that helps. Calendars help track when prescriptions need refills. Buy calendar...

Choose HIV Drugs That Work for You

Ever hit a restaurant with a menu bigger than your apartment? You need food, but the choices are staggering. HIV drugs are similar. Current information empowers consumers to make "informed" choices when choosing HIV drugs. Know Your Goal HIV trea...

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In Sickness and in Health: New York Joins the National Gay Men's Health Movement

A Roman emperor once said: "Promise to do in health what you promise to do when sick." That's exactly what activist and author Eric Rofes had in mind when he convened the first Gay Men's Health Summit in Boulder in 1999, attracting 300 activists and ...

Fungus Among Us

With names like aspergillosis (the name of an old girlfriend), candidiasis (a famous French play), coccidioidomycosis (Gezzhuntite!), cryptococcal meningitis (what killed Boris Karloff in the Mummy), and histoplasmosis (that's when you bomb a history...

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Cutting Edge Research Includes Chemotherapy and Transplant Drugs

"There was a time when all the body's members rebelled against the belly," declared a group of men in Shakespeare's Coriolanis, his tumultuous play on democracy. HIV is a democratic invasion of the body that leaves no major organ or system untouched....