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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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My pet

My dog plays with our hiv+ neighbor from time to time. What if my dog came in contact with his blood ie: from a scratch or bite and then got infected. My question is: My dog has this nasty habit of sniffing me. He came up and stiff my private area....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't catch it! Next, even if it were your HIV-positive neighbor who was sniffing your crotch and leaving snotty goobers on your basketball shorts, your HIV risk would still be nonexistent. Snot, like sweat, tears and urine, cannot transmit HIV... Read more »

Are certain professionals required to have HIV tests?

A guy I was dating (a semi-pro basketball player for the International Basketball Association)said that HIV testing was standard in the physical for eligibility. Is this true? I believed him and after a 6 month, supposedly monogomous relationship,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...As far as I know, in the brouhaha that resulted when Magic Johnson made his famous disclosure in 1991, the US professional basketball association obtained HIV education and determined that HIV infection was not an adequate reason to bar someone... Read more »

Make-out with a messy ending

Hopefully this is a no-brainer. A couple of weeks ago,I made out for a couple of hours with a guy I didn't know very well. Lots of deep kissin and, 'levi lovin'.. any way at the end of all this he came (i know kinda funny). he was wearing boxers,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,And once again, we have a case of "Levi lovin'" ruining a perfectly good pair of Fruit of the Loom boxers and slinky nylon basketball shorts.HIV risk? None. No problem whatsoever. Spunked-up tighty whities and sports shorts? Big problem.... Read more »

children's stamina

I have a 12year old boy who plays rugby 3 times a week tennis twice and basketball. So he is quite active though slim build body type and small appetite. However compared to his less active friends he runs out of energy and seems to have trouble...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basketball Without Borders Teaches Teens About HIV/AIDS

... This summer, the NBA is sponsoring "Basketball Without Borders" in Puerto Rico, South Africa, China and Lithuania. In the program, teens from all over the world learn about Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

...system, the principal played a press conference that was on the news. Earvin "Magic" Johnson, star of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, announced to the world that he was HIV positive. I was completely shocked. Growing up, all I "knew"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Joins Board of Alameda, Calif. Firm

...led the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA championships in the 1980s, shocked the world in 1991 when he announced he was quitting basketball because he was HIV-positive. Back to other CDC news for May 1, 2003 Previous Updates  |  Search the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NBA Players Depart for Kenya to Spread Anti-AIDS Message

...Women's NBA left Washington for Kenya, where they will promote AIDS awareness. The Jump4Life program is organized by the group Hoops4Africa with U.S. government and corporate support. "About one of every 17 Kenyan girls between 15 and 24 is... Read more »
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It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...black so half the kids at my school already think i got it because of my color.. im suppa athletic, i love runing track, playin basketball and singing.. im good at alot of things but love isnt one of them itz really hard to find someone i can... Read more »

find the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy, 2 Replies
...black so half the kids at my school already think i got it because of my color.. im suppa athletic, i love runing track, playin basketball and singing.. im good at alot of things but love isnt one of them itz really hard to find someone i can... Read more »

she has no heart..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can a person go to jail for lying to some one about there hiv status...and then get them infected..and still deny it all...i had afreind who i now know isi + and i asked her ...andn she denied Read more »

Travelling with HIV Meds

Posted by jon_yvr, 6 Replies
I am on 6 meds and I'm going the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy for a month. I'll be carrying alot of bottles. Has anyone had any experience taking medications through customs in these countries? Any suggestions for what I should do: try to... Read more »