The Positive Side

Summer 2013 

Editor's Letter

By David McLay

From the Front Lines: Peer to Peer

Peer support programs from across Canada

By Melissa Egan, with contributions by Sophie Wertheimer

Chatty CATIE: Mind Your Bedside Manners

4 PHAs on why bedside manners matter

Interviews by RonniLyn Pustil

Profile: La Mesure de l’Amour

Yves Brunet's epic journey with HIV

Health on the Go

To manage your HIV, quit smoking or take your meds on time, there's an app for that

By Erica Lee

How to Say “I Quit”—and Mean It

Practical advice on how to butt out once and for all

By Bob Leahy

Breaking the News

If, when, where and how to say "I have HIV"

By Shari Margolese

Spirit Matters

PHA stories about the beautfy and benefits of spirituality

By Judy Pike

Sex and the Serodiscordant

How research on HIV transmission is affecting the sex lives of people living with the virus

By James Wilton

Ask the Experts: Nausea and Vomiting

Tips on how to manage nausea and vomiting

Interviews by Pauline Anderson

Art Posi+ive: Candid Camera

A conversation with fringe filmmaker Mike Hoolboom

By Jennifer McPhee

Visual AIDS: A Woman’s Voice

The power of street art