Aids Statistics In Texas

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...offers recorded information in English and Spanish The National AIDS Treatment Information Service at 1-800-448-0440. Project Inform, a community organization with the National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline at 1-800-822-7422. The TexasAIDS Health Fraud Information Network at The Bottom Line HIV disease is very complicated. No cure has been developed yet. There are many different treatments and products that...
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what's the highest bp reading d o t will acccept to drive?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...We don't know. This is a site for questions about HIV. Read more »

CDC Biostatistians Claiming HIV/AIDS takes 16 years off your life

I have a question that has been eating away at me since the CDC in their infinite wisdom issued their findings, as usual, without caveats, additional resources, or other possible ways of more fully understanding their pronouncements.The question: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Infections (CROI). Using a statistical model, she concluded an estimated 16 years of life are lost per person on average due to HIV in the United States for patients who receive guideline (U.S. Treatment)-concordant care compared to... Read more »

Medicad for the State of Texas

Hello, I will be relocating to El Paso, Tx this fall, I already have medical,medicareand SSDI, what will happen when I move to Texas, will I have to apply for medicad all-over-again? also sinceI already have Federal HIV+benefits ( medicare & SSDI...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
...I'm not the public/government benefits expert, but you will need to apply for Medicaid once you get to Texas. It should be easier given that you have already been found federally disabled. So, there really should not be a new disability Read more »


In Texas if you were to test positive for HIV is there any law that requires you to report this to your company that you work for. Can your company terminate your employment?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...No. No. Unless you're a surgeon, your employer has no business asking for your HIV status. You can be terminated for a lot of causes, but not for being HIV-positive itself. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Texas Report Finds Number of People Living With HIV/AIDS Increasing in Nacogdoches County

... A report recently released by the Texas Department of State Health Services found that the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Nacogdoches County is on the rise, Read more »
Mark S. King

Big City AIDS Activist Goes to Beaumont, Texas

...was welcomed on the ground by a small but enthusiastic contingent from the 11th Annual AIDS Prevention Summit. Of Beaumont, Texas. I believe I emitted some sort of patronizing sound when I first saw their invitation to appear at the event. You... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dallas Morning News Examines HIV/AIDS Among Texas Hispanics

... HIV is being detected in Texas Hispanics at later stages than in other ethnic groups in the state, which increases their risk of spreading the virus and delaying Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Samaritan House Receives Nearly $1 Million Grant to Help People With HIV/AIDS

...Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program. HOPWA awarded $19.3 million to 18 programs nationwide; Fort Worth was the only Texas community to receive a grant. Samaritan House, which has been in operation for 10 years, will use the money to... Read more »
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achilles heal of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 1 Reply my ongoing research on hiv i came across recent work by dr paul sudhir out of houston texas. abzymes! perhaps this is another good sign for hope. thoughts? Read more »

Benefits of POZ Groups?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...studies, any sort of research done regarding the benefits of organized groups for those affected by HIV/AIDS. Specifically in Texas would be great, but otherwise is fine as well! Anybody familiar with this sort of info or where I could find it?!... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black Read more »

How do I find a good doctor in Texas ?

Posted by labertl37, 1 Reply
...I have met w/ two I.D. doctors and did not feel like I could "bond" with them..Who are the best HIV Doctors in Texas?... Read more »
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