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Americas Hiv Status

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...more likely than other Hispanic/Latino men to contract HIV as a result of injection drug use. By contrast, sexual contact with other men is the primary cause of HIV infections among Hispanic/Latino men born in Central or South America, Cuba, Mexico, and the US. Hispanics/Latinos are most likely to be infected with HIV as a result of sexual contact with men. Hispanic/Latina women may be unaware of their male partner's risk factors or...
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Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent to interviews. Read more »


Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Drugs Assistance Programs). And poz folks may have difficultly accessing any drug therapy if they are one of the 50 million Americans who are uninsured or the additional 25 million who are underinsured. 2. "We have great doctors." Again, great... Read more »

Dr. Bob Thanks for easing americas mind

No question, just wanted to tell you the way you answer questions really make a difference. Young adults can really relate understand and learn from your replys. Thanks for giving up your time to help us... alot of us really do appreciate it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...know that young adults are tuning into the information presented in this forum. Young adults are one of my primary targets for HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in the U.S. The main reason for that is the alarming fact that half of all new HIV... Read more »

Virginity and HIV

Hi, im trying to post an original question but i also have my own concerns. I know the only way to know someones status is for them to get tested but i was wondering (since i could not find any clear stats) how likely is it in america to contract...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please refer HIV questions to the HIV forum Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

100,000 Black Americans Are Living With HIV But Are Unaware of Their Infection

...Waters and Delegates, Donna Christian Christensen, and Eleanor Holmes Norton, Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Frank Oldham, Jr. President and CEO of the National Association of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the Test: The Challenges and Opportunities of HIV Testing in Black America

...the CEO: Our Right and Our Responsibility Forward: We Can Survive, If We All Know Our Status Executive Summary: Black America and HIV Testing Passing the HIV Test for Black America Black America and HIV Testing The Public Policy... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Forward: We Can Survive, If We All Know Our Status

...lowered AIDS deaths for the U.S. as a whole, Black Americans are often not reaping the benefits of these medical advances. An HIV-positive Black person has roughly double the chance of dying as an HIV-positive white person of the same age. Even... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...combination drug therapy for HIV was begun in 1996, the average life expectancy for HIV-positive people in Europe and North America has increased. In addition, death rates for HIV-positive people who receive combination antiretroviral treatment... Read more »
Connect With Others

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...Hi, I'm 25 years old, living in Israel, discovered HIV positive 5 years ago and still holding on I have recenly finished my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping Read more »

Sex with Professional sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had a 1 time insertive vaginal exposure with a female (professional escort in Latin America) of unknown status. I wore a condom and tested negative at 5 months via Elisa (sent to a quest labs by my pcp). I've had 1000's Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006 Background The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) for two-year terms... Read more »

Attitudes towards HIV and aids

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Hi, I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS. We are to find a research problem and a research question. I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research Read more »