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Ronald Reagan's Response To Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Regarding the Death of Former President Ronald Reagan: A Letter to My Best Friend, Steven Powsner

Dear Steven, I so much wish you were here today to tell me what to do. You would know if it's right to comment on the death of former President Reagan, or if I should just let pass the endless paeans to his greatness. But you're not here. The... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Ronald Reagan Remembered: First Public Discussion of HIV/AIDS

The following press conference is the first public mention of AIDS in the Reagan White House. At that time 200 Americans had died of a new infectious disease. Reagan himself did not mention AIDS for three more years. The White House Office of the... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Ronald Reagan and AIDS

Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died June 5, 2004, after a decade living in seclusion with Alzheimer's Disease -- the progressive, irreversible, incurable neurological disorder that causes losses of memory and mental... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Reagan: idiot or just clueless regarding AIDS

Dr. Bob,Seriously, I saw the showtime thing with Ronald Reagan the other day which depicted him as a total idiot (and I am being nice just saying it as this). And what made me angry was his reaction to how he felt about aids treatment. He totally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. G.,I still find it hard to believe CBS refused to allow that program to be seen on network television as a result of loudmouth, well-moneyed, right-wing conservatives throwing a major hissy fit! Iran Contra should have gotten him... Read more »

Bush/Reagan not the only ones with a subpar track record

Dear Dr. Bob,I have been reading your forum for a few years now, on and off. I find your approach peoples concerns about transmission very helpful and informative, and I thank you for that. I will agree that more has to be done by ALL to ensure that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,In general, I agree with you and I, in fact did criticized Clinton for not supporting needle-exchange programs while he was President. However, it is worth noting that he was dealing with a Republican Congress that was not supportive of many... Read more »

Dr Ronald Mitsuyasu reply to gene therapy trials

Dear Dr Robert, thank you for your information to get started in gene therapy,l contacted Dr Ronald Mitsuyasu and he has told me it will be a few years before he will be starting gene therapy trials again for hiv,Dr Ronald also said in 10 years time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ronnie,Thanks for the 411!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Your response to "Jake"

Dear Dr. Bob,I have been positive for three years and have continuously used your site as a source of information and support. Thanks for a great resource!I do, however, take umbrage at your response to Jake's recent post in which you deride...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Doug,No personal offense intended. However, my comments are not "based on the action of one person." I think it's fair to say that the response of Republicans and Catholics (and rightwing religious zealots of any other flavor as... Read more »
Connect With Others

Two responses I thought worthy of re-posting

Posted by Anonymous
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter) the human body produces anti-bodies. The body reacts. THink of it like this. If you... Read more »

Ex not being very responsible....

Posted by jtorresus, 1 Reply
I just ended a relationship of one year because my health has taken a different toll and it seemed like my ex could not deal with it. My problem is that he knew about my AIDS status from the beginning and chose not to protect himself, he claims to... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
During my HIV scare i often thought of responsability. At first i felt like a victim. Scared, Stupid, violated. Everything was my fault. I took the decision not to have safe sex, i took the risk uneducated at that moment and the outcome would have... Read more »

responses please

Posted by gobigorange, 2 Replies
i have had diarrhea for 7 month's after possible exposure. is this a symptom of hiv. i have been tested for everything possible except hiv. everthing came back negative. does diarrhea happen so quickly if you are positive. i'm just scared. Read more »