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October 2002

Tough Act to Swallow
by Mark Leydorf
Multis and powders and herbs -- oh, jeez! Angling to nail exactly which nutrients HIVers need beyond what's on their plate, intrepid New Yorker Mark Leydorf braves the dietary-supplement jungle -- and braces to take a new kind of Big Gulp.

Worlds Collide
by Cindra Feuer
Barcelona 2002 served up the usual: data, dish, despair -- and a few bright hopes

Alone on the Range
by Mardi Devolites
"Out there," you have to travel all day to get to a decent doctor. If your neighbors find out, you could be run out of town. Your only HIV positive buddy was diagnosed in the ER. Welcome to AIDS in the heartland.

Two-Timin' Man
by Esther Kaplan
Elbowing out his gay AIDS czar, Bush turns far right to embrace an anti-condom queen as Congress girds to attack AIDS groups

New Head, Same Hydra?
by Kevin O'Leary

Mup Roar
by Josh Sparber and Danielle Zielinski

Land of Oz
by Staff

Merger Mania
by Liz Highleyman

AZT Fraud?
by Bob Lederer

Off The Cuffs
by Laura Whitehorn

Red Scare
by Steve Friess

Hardish Times
by Benjamin Ryan

Fatwa Skinny
by Danielle Zielinski

What's In A...?
by Danielle Zielinski

Epis Appeal
by Alex MacDonald

Mining for Meaning
by Mike Barr

Losing Control
by Tim Murphy

No Guest List
by Clarinda MacLow

Hep Hooray
by Clarinda MacLow

Home Remedy
by Adam Bible

Did You Hear?
by Josh Sparber and Suzy Martin
Some HIVers choose to disclose their status. Others have disclosure thrust upon them. We asked some friends to reminisce about the name game

Status Seeking
by Josh Sparber and Suzy Martin

Editor's Letter
by Walter Armstrong


by Suzy Martin

Sins of Transmission
by Sean Strub
Between the lines of the church-scandal news, Sean Strub finds the AIDS angle—and an echo of his own experience

Porn Again
by Josh Sparber
Going from reel to real, ex-star Tricia Devereaux makes a triumphant return to the adult-film industry

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