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December 1997

Wild Kingdom
by Judith Lewis
NEA bugaboo Ron Athey's sophisticated savagery holds a mirror to America. Too bad if America can't stand its reflection

Rx Marijuana
by Stacie Stukin
PWAs by the hundreds are beating health threats with pot-but not for long, if the drug warriors have their way

Gender Matters
by Karen Ocamb
Until AIDS drugs are tested in enough women, one in five PWAs won't know if she's taking the right drug or the right dose

The Fabulous One
by Stephen Greco
The magically real world of Alfredo Ceibal

by Staff
Wake Up, Little Suzie

by Sean Strub
Another World AIDS Day, on December 1, guarantees another round of hypocritical back-patting, carefully crafted sound-bites and anesthetizing rhetoric.

Resistance Gets a Wellcome
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
New test may revolutionize drug decisions

Name in Vain
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Pedro Zamora Foundation raises more flap than funds

Go Figure
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
HIV-consumer reports

Like Butt-ah
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
A smear a year will ease fear

An Aye for an Eye
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Anti-CMV device gets the wink, with warnings

To Russia Without Love
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
"AIDS prison" is chillin'

The Odd Couple
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Varieties of virus vex experts

Secondhand Dose
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Meds recycled into bodies

Law and Disorder
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Inside the mandatory-testing lawsuit

AIDS in 2003
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Geography prof traces cases

Catholic Cleanup
by Scott Hess and Edited by RonniLyn Pustil
Needle-order from above to prisons Down Under

Until the Cure
by Jeanne Chitty

Say What--December 1997

Diana, Princess of Wales
by Nick Partridge
Her personal struggle symbolized the trails and triumphs of PWAs

Chaka Treatment
by Sara Scribner
HIV can't stop the music

Bear Essentials
by Paul Harris
Ruby Rims goes from drag queen to stuffed animal

Brace Yourself
by Bob Pelham
Sepherson Landers straightens out his life, starting with his teeth

All That Jazz
by Anderson Ferrell
This Is Your Life meets Name That Tune

Respect Your Elders!
by M. Joycelyn Elders, MD
Abstinence is hazardous to our nation's youth

Bill of Health
by Catherine Hanssens
What the new insurance act means for you

Nunz With Attitude
by Scott Williams
Their mix of makeup and militancy has made jaws drop for two decades

POZ Picks-December 1997
by Edited by Phil Geoffrey Bond

Don't Mess With Mama
by Phil Geoffrey Bond
AIDS diva Nell Carter misbehaves

All Yesterday's Parties
by Michael Musto
When New York's downtown scene was burning

The Light Burns Out
by Erik Meers

Peace of My Heart
by Ray Sorgen
Janis Joplin sets the soundtrack for suicide

Swing Your Partner
by Phil Meyer

Once Upon a Lazarus
by Peter Kurth
There's a reason why "the last miracle before the Crucifixion" was told only once

The Grim Reefer
by Stephen Beachy
How weed can take control of your life-a cautionary tale

In Case of Emergency
by Victoria A. Brownworth
A travel advisory for the ER

A DJ Saved My Life
by Shawn Decker
Our hemo hero embraces the music

Sweetness and Blight
by Lark Lands, PhD
Luscious but lethal, sugar damages immunity and feeds fungal infections

"The First Cure"
by Mike Barr
The real drama may be off-stage

Breaks for the Aches
by Raya Miller
Readily accessible food and nutrients can remedy muscle

Fishing for Supplements
by Raya Miller
Seacure provides easily absorbed protein

When HIV Drugs Fail
by Rick Loftus
Eight reasons why-and what you can do about it

Mary Fisher Gets Mad
by Interview by Manjula Martin
The GOP's AIDS poster girl takes on toxic meds, prima-donna docs and sexist scientists

Music Is Medicine

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