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Profiles in Courage: George Burgess

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Personal Bio Disclosure and Relationships Drug Addiction and Recovery Activism Harm Reduction Health, Treatment and HIV

Personal Bio

Can you tell our readers and listeners about your personal history with HIV? How did...

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Positive Empowerment

Okay, here I go! I have often had people ask me, "Why don't you write about that, Sylvia?" I smile with the same reply: "I will," knowing damn well that writing is not my strong point. Hey, that's Enid's job, not mine. But just for today, the need to...

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Positive Empowerment

My name is Beverly. I am co-infected (HIV/hepatitis C), bisexual, African American, 52 years young and last of all, I'm in prison until 2009. My message is for every woman who is incarcerated and having a tough time living with the enemy (HIV/AIDS)...

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HCV/HIV Co-Infection II: Sobriety and Treatment

Living with HCV (hepatitis C virus)/HIV co-infection can be very challenging. Along with our physicians, we are learning about co-infection and living with it day-to-day. In addition to living with our dual illnesses, many of us are also dealing with...

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A Personal Perspective: Inside Job

Growing up, I never gave much thought to "quality of life." Nor did I make decisions with any thought as to how they might impact it. Kids are like that. As an adult drug addict, I continued in the same vein (no pun intended), hoping that life would ...