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African American Hiv Testimonies

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
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Testimony that pep worked for me!!!

Hie. I had sex 6 months ago wit an infected person & the condom broke. All his sperm was in me almost lyk we didn't use a condom. I thot I was doomed coz I'm frm Africa & pep isn't at all talked about, I had no idea about pep! I stumbled upon this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your thanks and for taking the time to write in and share your story.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

a testimonial

Hi doc Bob,Brazil-guy again! This is the last time i wirte, i swear! This is not a question or begging. This is about a remark or testimonial from myself: after reading, asking and receiving an answer from you i got more relaxed and confident....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Thanks for your support and for sharing your newfound insights!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Testimonial

First of all, thanks for the service all of you provide for the HIV community. I am an HIV counseling and testing provider at a metro free health clinic and I often refer clients to your website. My reason for writing is to provide a testimonial to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and for sharing your important experiences.Chantix has been a terrific tool in fighting smoking dependency-- in my clinic, nearly all persons who have started Chantix have quit smoking (and in the process saved themselves a lot... Read more »

African Americans

Just wondering I am a WM HIV+ for about a year now. Last year I hooked up with a african american girl and we ahd unprotected sex (that was before I knew I was infected).She is just now getting tested, because it took some work tracking her down....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No. The risk factors are the same for everyone. Unprotected sex and injection drug use are responsible for transmitting HIV. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Churches Join in Prayer to Heal AIDS

... On Monday morning, an interdenominational prayer service with music and testimonials will be held in Viera to encourage HIV/AIDS awareness in the African-American community. "We have in the coalition churches from Titusville to Palm Bay in very... Read more »
The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...editor for TheBody.com. This HIV Frontlines interview is with Gary Paul Wright, the founder and executive director of the African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) in Newark, N.J. Hello, Gary. Thank you for joining us today. Thank you... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

NAACP Mobilizes to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) allows it to cast its anti-AIDS net even wider. The NAACP is one of 14 leading African American organizations partnering with the CDC through the Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: Church to Hold HIV/AIDS Workshop

...HIV/AIDS education is being embraced wholeheartedly by a traditional African-American congregation in Wichita. Tabernacle Bible Church Read more »
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Money for a photo shoot

Posted by katherineD, 1 Reply
...preferable that the person has NOT modeled for an HIV medication already. Men- African America, Caucasian and Hispanic Women- African American WHAT One ad is a testimonial for Atripla, so the people in it need to be currently taking Atripla.... Read more »

new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

HIV MINISTRIES/testimony of healing/counseling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...To anyone interested: There is a web site under www.HIVminstries.org and a testimony of a man who was healed of full blown aids. He may can help some of you. He is a minister and a christian counselor. Good luck Read more »