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HIV Statistics In U.S. Prisons

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ) Among these inmates, up to 50% have mental disorders. As many as 75% have alcohol or other substance abuse disorders. These inmates need more than just physical health care. In the United States, prisoners have a constitutional right to healthcare that meets community standards. The Supreme Court case "Estelle v. Gamble" established this right. Failure to provide care that meets these guidelines...
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Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always uses protection. The other night we were talking and I asked him about his sex life since becoming positive. He told me he still gets some. But when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation the dance with no pants is so wildly variable. There are those who believe disclosure isn't really necessary, as long as you stick to safer sex guidelines before sticking it in. They very reasonably argue that all sexually active consenting... Read more »

HIV cure published! Unbelievable!!

Hi Dr. Bob, Sorry, I used the title to attract your attention :-)This is Ricky, your fan, and follower for 8 years. Not sure if you remember me.Anyway, I was watching Kevin Trudeau on T.V. who described "cures" for many diseases like acid reflux,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...been charged several times by agencies of the United States government for making claims without evidence. In these cases Trudeau signed a consent decree in which he did not plead guilty but did agree to stop making the claims and to pay a fine.... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...narrowed in scope to only cover individuals who want to infect other people, and who are probably expressing that desire. If you slip up one time, it's unlikely that you will be prosecuted. However, the best way to stay clear of this law, and... Read more »

alzindani cure

why dont send some one to yemen to verify the calims of alzindani? i know some of his team like dr hosni who is a very good doctor and will not talk without any proof...why u killng the hopes without even knowing what is happning over there???i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...04:39 PM Age: 2 yrsCategory: Terrorism Focus, Middle East By: Andrew McGregorSheikh al-ZindaniDespite being designated by the United States and the United Nations as a "global terrorist," Yemen's Sheikh Abdul Majid al-Zindani continues to be... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Treatment in U.S. Jails and Prisons

... The Eighth Amendment HIV and the Prison Explosion -- Double Trouble Who Provides Prisoner Health Care? Obstacles to Adequate HIV Medical Care for Prisoners Controversy Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Prisons Missing Opportunities to Provide HIV Testing, Education, Prevention, Panel Says

...correctional settings, CQ HealthBeat reports. According to new information from the American Foundation for AIDS Research , prisoners are three times more likely to be HIV-positive than the general population. The panel said the reasons... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Has "Moral, Medical Obligation" to Fight HIV/AIDS Among Prisoners by Providing Condoms, Opinion Piece Says

...The United States has a "moral and medical obligation" to combat the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among prison inmates Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New England Journal of Medicine Examines HIV/AIDS in U.S. Prison Systems

... " Sex, Drugs, Prisons and HIV ," New England Journal of Medicine : All U.S. prison systems "fall short" of international guidelines for reducing Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nonincarcerated populations; some of those prevention measures are being used in correctional settings within and outside the United States (4). CDC recommends that HIV education, testing, and prevention counseling be made available to... Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...Thirty years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The Read more »


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...daily basis faces the impact of the virus, she says. It is difficult to tell you how painful it is when on a daily basis you see people struggling with their lives because they are still on the waiting list to get treatment. I know the magic... Read more »

HIV In Prisons-MYTHS-Tattooing

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...Read the part about Tattoos. Busted! Georgia Prison Study Shakes Down Some HIV Myths by Laura Whitehorn April 26, 2006A new study tracking HIV through the Georgia prison system Read more »