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State Of Maine Laws Regarding HIV

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Drug Use and HIV

... How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use is a major factor in the spread of HIV infection.
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HIV (Aids)

What are the types of infection that HIV(Aids) can cause?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV itself infects CD4 lymphocytes as its main target but can also infect other white blood cells (macrophages, monocytes), cells Read more »

Promising statistically, but!!!

Dear Dr. Bob."Cunnilingus", what a word. Thanks to dictionary.com, now I know how to pronounce it. I have read all your answers to people expressing their fear of getting infected from possible exposure from Cunnilingus. Even though you've almost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to negligible. I'm very confident a WOO-HOO is waiting for you on the other side of your six-month HIV-antibody test.As for Maine, I really don't hold "Jesus" accountable. From all reports, Jesus, Buddha, Allah or whichever higher power one... Read more »

Response to the following post I just read (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

HiI often read this site and I have a lot of respect for it but feel the need to write in regards to the below conversation. I really think its wrong that you say that people shouldnt be prosecuted for the transmission of HIV. I think it should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accountable for purposely infecting you. However, as I noted below, cases like yours in which someone intentionally transmits HIV are extremely rare. That doesn't mean it never happens, but rather that it very rarely occurs. When it does, it's a... Read more »

going to US w/o meds?

Dear Doctors,Tks for and a great site!I need to go to NYC fr 1 week and am unable to bring my meds due US law restrictions!I am currently under a protocol and should really need my meds. Is there any way I can get thise meds in NYC for one week? My...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...medication in advance to hold for you?The problem you describe is one of the main reasons that the outdated restriction on travel of HIV infected persons to the USA is disgraceful. It is discrimminatory, serves no demonstrable public health... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: State Weighs HIV Testing Policy Change

... The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MCDC) wants to make HIV testing routine in order to make it more accessible to some one-third of residents who are HIV-infected but do not know it. However, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: State Awarded $82,787 for AIDS Prevention

... The Maine State Department of Health and Human Services for AIDS has received an $82,787 grant from CDC's National Center for HIV, Viral Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maine Lawmakers Vote Against Bill to Include HIV Status in Shared Medical Records

... The House Health and Human Services Committee in Maine last week voted against a bill that would have included a patient's HIV status in medical information shared between health care Read more »
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interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

HIV Doctors in Akron Ohio

Posted by Bulldog, 2 Replies
...with the God Complex! I have dealt with many offices and doctors in my 20 yrs of being pos. For some reason in Akron the few HIV specialist whom are able to be seen, all clients have to go through this woman for the care center here in Akron. I... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »