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AIDS Treatment Fact Sheets: Interview with Bob Munk, New Mexico AIDS InfoNet

In the three years since it started, the New Mexico AIDS InfoNet has become widely recognized as perhaps the best overall collection of single-page fact sheets on AIDS treatment information. It now maintains over 100 of them, each in English and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Agencies Provide Grants to State Organizations to Boost Health Info Tech for HIV/AIDS

The HHS department has awarded a $2.8 million grant to the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., "to create an electronic system to boost the care of women of color with HIV/AIDS," HealthcareITNews reports. S. Vincent Grasso -- a member... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dallas, Texas, AIDS Service Organizations Win Fight to Keep Client Info Off Web

Negotiations lasting almost a year have ended with agreement that local AIDS agencies will not have to post confidential client information to a database housed on a secure Internet-based server. The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) said... Read more »
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Aids info

What if anything does Aids do to your insides?Can the patient Die if they get aids?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Having AIDS means your immune system is severely damaged. It makes it easy for you to get infections and cancers that would not usually attack a person with a healthy immune system. People generally die from these "opportunistic"... Read more »

AIDS INFO

CAn you please give me some information about insurance cost for a company with a worker with AIDS, and what the rules for a company that has an employee with AIDS~~This information would GREATLY help me so please give me as much as possible. Thanks...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If the company is offering a group plan, there should be no need to provide medical evidence on one employee. The plan might be community-rated like many HMO's are. However, the cost for insurance will depend on the size of the company, i.e.,... Read more »

aids info

i was diagnosed over 10 years ago and was on aids medicines the whole time i have now been off medicine for 2 years what effect does this have and can i go back on the medicine. insurance issues and side effects were the reason for me quitting the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Antiretroviral drugs decrease the rate HIV replicates (reproduces itself) inside your body. Going off your medications allows the virus to reproduce uninhibited. The virus destroys CD4 cells, which in turn destroys your immune system. My... Read more »

Outdated AIDS info.

This may not be the right forum to post such a thing but I feel that it is of the utmost importance that this post be made.Why is it that medical information sites like webmd.com use dated cookie cutter AIDS prognoses? Most of the sites say that a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I can't respond to the data on other sites, though this does point out the limitations of seeking information on the web.Clearly, the prognosis for those with AIDS in the developed world is really quite good and AIDS does not necessarily equal... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone know where i can read some "good" books on hiv/aids? I'm looking for quality and currentcy, not old and inaccurate.

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looking for someone to help me with some info

Posted by deeanna66, 2 Replies
Hi,
I'am just starting out working with HIV/AIDS with a mobile testing unit and was wondering if anyone would be willing to talk with me about your status...This is only for my learning only and i won't even ask your name...just wana make sure i... Read more »

Check this out...Possible Cure info

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Still seems they are far off but this is no bullshit. All the info and resources seem reliable. Give a little hope and promise to ppl living with aids/hiv. check it out and let me know what you think.

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Serodiscordant Couple info on the web

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am just beginning a relationship with a great guy who is HIV+. I am HIV- and am trying hard now to 1) get all the information I can to help us both and 2) talk to other couples in the same situation. Because I live outside the U.S., I don't have... Read more »