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hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for Read more »

6months till 6years hiv testing. Anoher incident pls help

Hi Dr.Bob, Do u remember me,I'm not Josh(haha). Firstly, pls forgive my poor English agn. My... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »
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AIDS.gov

The Importance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... For the last three years, our blog posts for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), February 7th of every year, have focused on new media or statistics about African Americans Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Columnist Discusses HIV/AIDS Among Blacks in Washington, D.C.

... Columnist George Curry on Tuesday in the Hudson Valley Press discussed how HIV/AIDS is impacting the black community, particularly in Washington, D.C. The piece includes comments from Phill Wilson, CEO of the Black AIDS Institute and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Magic Johnson Foundation to Launch Nationwide Campaign to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Blacks

...Magic Johnson Foundation on Friday, World AIDS Day, in Los Angeles will launch a nationwide campaign to educate and empower blacks about HIV/AIDS as public health officials and community leaders in Los Angeles County are calling for increased... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

College Students in Georgia Work as Peer Educators to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Blacks

...are being trained as peer educators in an effort to increase awareness about the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on young blacks in the U.S., the Savannah Morning News reports. Since 2005, a grant from the Center for Substance Abuse... Read more »
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Need some encouragement

Posted by dakotalagrange, 9 Replies
...time reconnecting with that powerful person that I know that I can be. I have always gone through my life with the idea that HIV may eventually take my breath, but I refuse to let it take my life. I am thinking about my status everyday and... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Wolitski said in a telephone interview. The CDC report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the Read more »

Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

Posted by jobs
... Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Gay Mens Coordinator (GMC) is an essential Read more »