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Black Teens And Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing STD Rates Among Black Young People May Hinge on Improved Communication Between Teens and Adults

Researchers at the University of Oregon suggest that the way to reduce sexually transmitted disease (STDs) in low-income, African American youth living in urban areas may be better communication between teens and adults. The study interviewed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oak Park 22-Year-Old Putting a Face on HIV; He's on Tour to Warn Teens

Oak Park, Mich., resident D'Jaun Black, 22, is one of six HIV-positive youths from across the United States participating in "Operation Get Tested." Beginning Oct. 15 and continuing through Dec. 1, the young people are riding a tour bus from New... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Teens Seek Ways to Reduce Rising HIV Rates

Mexico City -- There is a new trend that is running wild among Black teens. It isn't a new designer jean or an expensive cell phone rapper 50 Cent endorsed. The new trend is that HIV/AIDS is affecting youth at an alarming rate. Although African... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

Teen's Encounter with Bisexual

Hi Dr. Bob, I came across your column and I like how you write and how nice you are to all the worried people. I would greatly appreciate if you could help me with my problem. I am 17 years old and 3 weeks ago I ended up sneaking out of the house to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First a couple of comments:1.You shouldn't be sneaking out of the house to go clubbing and drinking at age 17. I think you've learned your lesson about that.2.Granny shouldn't be reading your diary. That's your private... Read more »

BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
The Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »

Teens and HIV aids

How many teens a yeardo teens test positive for HIV AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Half of all new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years old. This accounts for 20,000 new HIV infections annually. That's one every hour! Two thirds of these infected teens and young adults contract HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

African American Teen

Posted by Anonymous
Iam in Need of African American Teens who are HIV positive and willing to help other teens understand the risks of HIV
transmission.If you are willing to take part in a forum being held on March 9th 2001. Please contact me at fbchivmin@hotmail.com

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Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below):

"The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for... Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
www.diversitymd.com
Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. Read more »