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British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society Newsletter Issue #96 April/May 1997

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2 FOR YOUR INFORMATION. CHF Cheques available on after 10am on Thursdays. 4 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Uninihibited laughs for Victor Vancouver. 4 DHEA IS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN CANADA 4 IN MEMORIAM. DAN POOLE - FEBRUARY 28, 1993. 5 SAFER WATER: REDUCING THE RISK. Water safety tips for the immune compromised. 6 HIV/AIDS RELATED FATIGUE. In depth article on causes and treament of HIV/AIDS related fatigue. 10 BCPWA ADVOCACY UPDATE For recent information on CPP and Schedule F as well as other court cases and collective advocacy issues, please call the Advocacy Information Line. If you are receiving BC Benefits Disability you may be eligible for a variety of different types of assistance with your transportation costs. 12 THE LUNCH CLUB FEEDS A GROWING NEED Reprinted from the West Ender. Call it the most popular lunch spot in town. The Lunch Club hosts free lunches for people with HIV, as many as 160 each Wednesday and is growing fast. "At the same table, you can find a person from a rooming house in the downtown eastside, a member of the West End gay community, and a young native woman. To these people, the Lunch Club is much more than a free meal." 14 INCREASING L-GLUTATHIONE LEVELS Proper protein supplements containing glutamycysteine raise levels of glutathione and help people regain weight. 15 TREATMENT UPDATE. FDA Issues Warning about Drug for KS. Interactions with Delavirdine and Protease Inhibitors. More Medical Marijuana Research Urged. Enrolling in CTN Trials. Soon to be Enrolling Trials. ALX40-4C Developement Halted. 18 VICTOR VANCOUVER Comic. POSITIVELY HAPPENING. Centre pull-out section. Calling the Pacfic AIDS Resource Centre, More Place to Call, Vancouver Services, Classified, Volunteer Opportunities, Vancouver Weekly, BC Groups & Programs
HIV/AIDS; BC Persons with AIDS Society; HIV/AIDS Therapies; Peer Support; Social Support; Alternative Therapy; Advocacy; Government Policy; Disability; Spirituality; Volunteerism; Housing; Nutrition; Obituary;