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The program publishes a quarterly newsletter, path (positive approach to health). Each issue contains articles written by members of the CAMC Ryan White Program's care team.

Review the index below to see the articles in each issue.  Click on the link to read the newsletter on-line or to print the issue on your computer.

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Choose to become pregnant with HIV
WV Rainbow  Run 5K
Affordable Care Act preventive services for women





A man, a monkey and the birth of the AIDS epidemic
Free, confidential testing locations


Talking to teens about HIV
Post traumatic stress disorder
Osteoporosis and HIV




Black Swan & HIV by Shan Decker
Bipolar Disorder by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
"Pawsitive" Power of Pets
Take the test!
Avoid these common condom mistakes


The State of HIV testing laws in West Virginia by Christine Teague, PharmD, MPH, AAHIVE
Take the Test!
Free Rapid HIV Testing Locations
CAMC Ryan White Clinic FAQs
Remembering the Past for the Future by Linda Davis, MSW

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Aging with HIV by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Taking It Step by Step: An Interview with Dorothy and Lizabeth  - article from WORLD Newsletter, a publication of Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (
Never Too Old

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Smoke Signals by Eric Watts
Pack Your Toolbox by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Just the Facts by Yvonne Lane, RN
How To Kill Your T Cells Without Really Trying by Richard Ferri

Stick to the Program by Carrie E. Jeffers, PharmD
Changing your HIV Regimen
Why You Need Antibiotics when Your CD4 Count is Low by Lisa Robinson, PharmD
Living in the Wreckage of My Future by Richard S. Ferri

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Spring 2008

Welcome Dr. Christy Treadway and Kristina Childers, MSN, APRN-BC
What is Fatigue?
Make time for a "mini" break
by Amy Webster, PhD
What you need to know about MRSA
by Chris Stiltner, PharmD
Gonorrhea: It's nothing to "clap" about!
by Shelda Martin, MD, AAHIVS, FACP

Rejected because of your HIV status?  It's their loss by Jack Degnan
Where are we in the quest for an HIV Vaccine? 
by Dara Seybold, MAA
Standing by
by Pam LeRose
C'est la HIVie
by M.E.


The Gift of Forgiveness by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Life Expectancy with HIV increases dramatically

What is an HIV Peer Educator/Advocate and What Can One Do For You? by Christine Teague, PharmD, MPH, BCPS

Wanted: a Sense of Humor and A Friendly Ear by M.E, Ryan White Program's Peer Educator .

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Should I tell my children about my HIV/AIDS? by Randy Augustine, LCSW
The benefits of exercise
by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Did you just learn that you're HIV-positive?
Women and HIV
by Barbara Joseph

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Dietician Joins Care Team - Jennifer Hillenbrand, RD, LD
Understanding Panic Attacks
by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Common HIV drug side effects and their management (part 3): Body shape changes and metabolic side effects: "Lipodystrophy"
by Christine Teague, PharmD, MHP, BCPS
Sex in the City: The truth about STDs - "Herpes: It's a simplex matter"
by Marla Buckley, MD

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New Ryan White Program medication guidelines by Denise Heflin-Peyton, RN
Common HIV drug side-effects and their management (part 1): Nausea and Diarrhea
by Christine Teague, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
HIV and osteoporosis
by Shawnea Bibb, RD, LD
Coping with anger
by Laura Wilhelm, PhD


Hepatitis B and You by Shelda Martin, MD
Tips for more effective verbal communication by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Top nine reasons to call your doctor immediately by Mark Katz, MD
How to get your medicine if you do not have pharmacy insurance by Denise Heflin-Peyton, RN


Beating the Holiday Blues
Welcome Dr. Kerns and Dr. Kettler
Author, HIV Activist (JL King) brings tough talk to Charleston
by Barbara Joseph
Common HIV drug side-effects and their management (part 2): Neurological and mental side effects
by Christine Teague, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
Food safety and the holidays
by Arnold K. Vaughn, MA, RD, LD
Local organizations provide help during the holiday season


CAMC Ryan White Program's "care team" has five HIV specialists
by Barbara Joseph
It's Flu Season: how to prevent the flu, what to do if you get sick, and "cough etiquette" 
Understanding Lab Results
Excessive worrying about what others think
by Laura Wilhelm, PhD

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For your mental health:  Coping with the holidays
by Laura Wilhelm, PhD
Alternative Therapies
by Christine Teague, PharmD
Hepatitis: an old disease in the news
by Shelda Martin, MD
Medicaid for HIV-AIDS patients
by Randy Augustine, MSW

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