Dr. Gallant presents the latest information about being diagnosed and living with HIV/AIDS. He answers questions about all aspects of the disease including issues specific to women, and corrects some still-prevalent misconceptions.
Provides readers with everything they will need to know about surviving the first year of HIV infection, covering doctors, treatment options, coping mechanisms, and holistic approaches.
Describes the disease's discovery and discusses issues relating to HIV and AIDS, including contracting the virus, prevention, getting tested, dealing with a positive diagnosis, and living with the disease.
A first-person narrative discusses how the author's brother-in-law was diagnosed with AIDS and his battle with the disease, explaining how HIV is transmitted and describing the emotions people feel when a loved one has the virus.
The story of viruses and humanity is a story of fear and ignorance, of grief and heartbreak, and of great bravery and sacrifice. Michael Oldstone tells all these stories as he illuminates the history of the devastating diseases that have tormented humanity, focusing mostly on the most famous viruses.