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Average Lifespan Hiv Positive Person In The Us

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Dr. Bob,This may not be the forum for where I neeed to post this, but I sincerely wanted your opinion on my question. I'm 27 and I've been positive for about 2 years. I've recently started my meds in May. I've recently decided to go back to college...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello O-Man,The average lifespan for an HIV-positive person is 10-15 years????? Yikes!!! Considering the virus found me in January 1991, I should be dead as dial-up! Dude, the 10-15-year Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Helping People They Know Makes Fighting AIDS Personal for House of Ruth Volunteers

... House of Ruth is a local organization that provides financial and social support for people living with HIV/AIDS. With assistance from Louisville Metro Housing and Family Services, the group offers clients a rental subsidy program. It also Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...In a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. Persons with HIV disease, both symptomatic and asymptomatic, have physical impairments that substantially... Read more »
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Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the survey in... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...Was he so caring, generous, nice? Or did the HIV change him to what he was today. I didn't ask. I want to share something personal with you...With everyone that I have spoken to that are HIV Positve, I sence aloness.. Everyone is soo alone. The... Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for the... Read more »