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Can HIV Positive People Join The National Guard

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...officials have access to the information that is reported; employers and insurance companies do not . Additionally, the names of HIV-positive Californians will only be reported to the county in which they live and to the state. The federal government will only receive a unique code for each HIV-positive individual, not their actual name. California law includes provisions that ensure the highest degree of confidentiality of name-based HIV...
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saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

Reply to HIV and Disability (4/17/08)

Hi! I volunteer 20 hours a week at a clinic that provides free legal services to HIV+ individuals (Im not a lawyer. I have another year of law school, and have obviously not taken the bar yet, so you should not take this as legal advice). A very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rock-hard six-pack abs and a chiseled chest with pecs so well defined they belong in Merriam-Webster's unabridged dictionary?!? I'll personally interview and test drive all likely candidate-studs and promise you'll have a spunky-hunky to join you... Read more »

HIV and Disability

HI--as a HIV+ man for several years now--I cope with the usual fatigue, digestive problems and sometimes slight fevers. My viral load is undectable thanks to Atripla!I recently lost my job after 27 years and my Dr. put me on state disability-which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for the current intolerable mess. (It would just make you even more frustrated and annoyed!) I would suggest you push your "national law firm" to become more aggressive. For instance, have them send copies of their letters showing SSA inaction to... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United Nations Launches $40 Million Appeal to Provide Services to People Affected by Violence in Kenya, Including People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Nations on Tuesday said it will launch a $40 million appeal to address the political crisis in Kenya and provide services for people displaced by the violence, including those living HIV/AIDS, Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency,... Read more »
The Body

Reaching the Right People With the Right Tools for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...objectives : Improve knowledge about HIV/AIDS prevalence in Black communities. Normalize February 7 as an annual day for individuals, friends, and groups to get tested for HIV. Motivate more individuals to get involved in their local... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India: Health Officials to Press For National Insurance Policy for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... "India could soon see a national medical insurance policy for people living with HIV," Times of India reports. Though HIV coverage is currently "excluded from all insurance policies available Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes 042 and V08 using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification . Population estimates for... Read more »
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Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...disability... Refer to a person's disability only when necessary and appropriate. Use people first language-- refer to the individual first, then to his or her disability. (It is better to say "the person with a disability," rather than "the... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Read more »

OUT ABOUT HIV in Mexico City

Posted by bradford
...the United States, simply because I refuse to lie and hide my medications. I am OUT ABOUT HIV and there needs to be access for individuals wanting to enter other countries such as the United States, for reasons which may include receiving... Read more »