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Assisting For People With Hiv

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

New York Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Three Bills That Will Assist People Living With HIV

Albany, N.Y. -- Three bills that will significantly help people living with HIV/AIDS and enhance HIV prevention efforts passed in the New York State Senate late Thursday and early Friday morning, July 16th and 17th. They are: S2664, a bill that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Obituary: Stephen Burrus -- Helped Raise Millions to Assist People Affected by HIV, AIDS

Stephen Burrus, 53, a charity fund-raiser and event planner who devoted two decades to helping people with HIV/AIDS, died Aug 7 of AIDS complications at Ewing Center in Oak Cliff, Texas. Burrus raised more than $4 million for nonprofit services that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HUD to Distribute $310 Million in Housing Assistance Grants for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced that it will provide several housing assistance grants to help low-income families living with HIV/AIDS, the Boston Globe reports (7/22). "A record $310 million... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I Really Need Your Assistance Dr. Bob

Hello Dr. Bob I know already this is going to be a really dumb question. But, a while back you helped my mother out, she use to call you sunshine! She's the one who told me to write you. Ok! so here I go: I have only been with one person in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV risk is negligible at best. Your negative HIV test at three month is definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOOable! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No further HIV tests are warranted. Thanks for your... Read more »

Meal Assistant in Nursing Home

Can you contract AIDS through picking up an HIV-positive resident'sdrinking cup that has saliva on the side of it??...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
There are only four body fluids you could contact from a patient that couldpotentially be infectious (cause HIV transmission): blood, semen, vaginalfluids and breast milk. There are no cases of HIV infection from saliva. Oneof those four infectious... Read more »

Immune-Assist 247

Dear Dr's,I recently read an article at which about a new trial being put on by Aloha Medicinals Incorporated of Maui, Hawaii. The drug is called Immune-Assist 247. Have you heard of this and is this a...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
It is possible that they may be planning a clinical trial in Ghana. But since they state they have run out of product here and are struggling to meet demand, they will really have to ramp up production to supply 1000 to 2000 people in Ghana.... Read more »

would like to work as a medical assistant???

Hi Dr. Henry I have been hiv positive since 97. I have been wanting to go back to school. I am really interested in the medical field as far as a medical assistant program. But I need to know would i be able to do that being hiv? because i dont know...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In Minnesota many HIV positive persons work in health care fields including as a medical assistant (for the latter position usually no additional job restrictions). HIV+ persons are expected to report their status to their respective licensing board... Read more »
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cities with financial and housing assistance for hiv+

Posted by positive2741, 6 Replies
Me and my bf are both positive and were looking to move to somewhere with better assistance and programs for people with hiv. We currently stay in ms and Memphis,TN area and have had very bad luck over the past 4 years finding and keeping jobs in... Read more »

Nursing Assistant with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Nursing Assistant that is HIV+. All of my Coworkers know and some of the families of my residents know nd it was hard at first. I was constintly reminded that I have HIV and that I have to be extra careful. Well I was always careful and I... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Assist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at:
Washington , District... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This may be a long shot but I need to try anyway. I know my brother in-law was following this board for a while and posted under the name "Stupid". He was diagnosed hiv positive a few weeks back. I have read his posts and don't see the answer i'm... Read more »