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Benefits Of Psychodrama And Hiv

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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

What Is DNCB? Dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB) is a chemical used in color photography processing. DNCB is a "contact sensitizer," which means that it causes an itchy red rash similar to poison oak or poison ivy. Some health care providers have used DNCB to measure the strength of the immune system: the greater the skin reaction to DNCB, and the faster it shows up, the stronger the immune response. What Are the Benefits of DNCB? Some researchers...
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Benefits/Waiting Period Question from someone in Benefits/HR

I recently became benefits-eligible in CA at my job. The problem is, I work in HR and Benefits, though in areas that do not involve benefits enrollment, so I do not understand the waiting period clause in my benefits package.I do not want to discuss...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
New employer; new insurance. That's understandably very scary. Pre-Existing conditions limitation provisions would apply to you since you don't have any prior coverage (treatment at a clinic and ADAP are not considered to be... Read more »

best state for HIV coverage/benefits?

I can't find how to ask the question:What is the best state to live in for HIV coverage/benefits for indigent clients?I know Ryan White is direct in Indiana where I'm from and lived in Santa Fe New Mexico and Ryan White was direct there as...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
You ask an excellent question, but there are too many factors to be able to name a state or two and be done with it. You specifically ask about indigent HIV clients, so that pretty much limits any discussion of health insurance itself, with one... Read more »

Any benefit to banking cord blood w/HIV+ mother

If you are an HIV+ mother, is there any benefit to banking/saving cord blood following delivery of a child? Is there a possibility that as with cancer & other illnesses, that a substance in the cord blood may someday be helpful w/regards to an...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I think that it is very unlikely. BJ... Read more »

benefits and/or precautions for exercise in the patient with HIV/AIDS

Can you please discuss and/or refer me to any articles/research that discusses the benefits, precautions, guidelines or contraindications of exercise (aerobic, strengthening, stretching) for a person with HIV and the person with AIDS? Has any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I strongly recommend exercise for everyone HIV+ or not! It may be even more crucial for those of us with HIV disease or other chronic conditions because we are prone to lose vital lean body mass. Exercise has been shown in multiple clinical... Read more »
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Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is going to sound bizarre, but let me preface my note with the disclaimer that I'm taking an international health course and our challenge is to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely... Read more »

Benefits for Poz Vets

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me the benefits provided to HIV positive Veterans? Ikeep hearing that it all depends on when you contracted it, but I at least want to know what they are. Government web sites are not very helpful in explaining. Thanks alot!

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Benefits of Vitamins

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone out there who takes vitamins regularly and has HIV? Which do you take and has there been any proof of its benefits?

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VA Benefits

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was active duty during 90-94, and am in the guard now. In Jan 04, I contracted HIV while at military school on orders. Can I get the VA to treat me for HIV? What are my benefits?

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