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Just Add Water
by Steve Friess
On Project Runway, Jack Mackenroth became one of the first openly HIV-positive reality-TV contestants. But when a MRSA infection, unrelated to his HIV, forced his exit, the champion swimmer knew exactly how to pool his resources.

Sweet Home Alabama
by Regan Hofmann
When Silvia and Dick Glover adopted HIV-positive Caleb, now 3, they couldn’t understand why anyone would discriminate against someone living with the virus. Until they took him to an RV park swimming pool—and they became accidental activists.

Halftime Show
by Randy Boyd
This sports fan marks the 50-yard line of a life with HIV.

Late Date
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Why, despite the benefits of regular HIV testing, do some people learn of their status so late?

One... Two... C
by Laura Whitehorn
Predicting whether hepatitis C treatment will work for you—and what to do if it doesn’t

Playing the Circuit
by Laura Whitehorn
Rev up your workout with circuit training.

Who's Your Caddy?
by James Wortman
These clever condom containers put the “fun” in functionality.

New Med in Town
by Laura Whitehorn
The FDA approves an HIV med, expanding the non-nuke class.

The Wire
by Laura Whitehorn
How you can plug into vital HIV information—even if you don’t have a computer

Micro Managing
by Kathleen Reeves
A new gel to empower women

Tax and Tip
by Nicole Joseph
How to finally face up to unpaid IRS debt—and stop living in fear

No Fly Zone
by Kellee Terrell
One theory suggests that the best way to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission is to keep women from getting pregnant in the first place.

Male Call
by Bob Ickes
What’s causing the HIV spike among men who have sex with men?

Dummy Up, Mom
by Nicole Joseph
A court case highlights the ongoing debate over disclosing someone else’s HIV status.

Show Girl
by Kellee Terrell
House’s Dr. Cutty relives her pre-med role: teaching teens about AIDS.

by James Wortman
Two fearless young ladies keep AIDS experts honest.

French Fried
by Bob Ickes

Disco Disclosure
by James Wortman

Eco Chamber
by James Wortman

It's Raining Rihanna
by Nicole Joseph
Sure, celebrities can say they support AIDS prevention—but how many can say they’ve designed a T-shirt to fund it?

Trump's HIV Apprentice
by James Wortman

Caribbean Queen
by Nicole Joseph

On-the-Job Training
by Nicole Joseph
By testing and counseling local factory workers, an Alabama group brown-bags HIV awareness.

Choke Hold
by Shawn Decker
Shawn Decker reunites with his pro wrestler hero—and goes to the mat for HIV.

Mailbox-April 2008
Letters from readers.

Editor's Letter--April 2008
by Regan Hofmann
Making Waves

The NAPWA/TAEP HIV/AIDS Policy Report-April 2008
by Robert Greenwald,Megan Hughes,Lindsey Murtagh and Amy Rosenberg
AIDSWatch: Time to take action on HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

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