Author: David Heitz

David Heitz can talk for hours with hookers, celebrities, scientists, doctors, criminals and cops. He has been around the block and nothing gets past him. Although he doesn't have HIV, he does have PTSD, and just wants to love somebody like everyone else. He understands stigma, fear, pain -- and joy, too. He thinks that is what makes him a good storyteller (not to mention he has been at it professionally for 30 years). He will fight tooth and nail for things he believes in.

About David Heitz

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David Heitz can talk for hours with hookers, celebrities, scientists, doctors, criminals and cops. He has been around the block and nothing gets past him. Although he doesn't have HIV, he does have PTSD, and just wants to love somebody like everyone else. He understands stigma, fear, pain -- and joy, too. He thinks that is what makes him a good storyteller (not to mention he has been at it professionally for 30 years). He will fight tooth and nail for things he believes in.

Does Pot Slow the Spread of HIV

Apparently it does in monkeys. But why won’t the government let scientists find out how weed can help people? Some members of Congress want action. People with HIV have talked about the merits of smoking weed for years. But now there’s some evidence to suggest cannibinoids may actually...