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Black Teens And Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...focused on African Americans, 3 on Hispanics, 1 on Asians and Pacific Islanders, and 1 on whites. The following are some CDC-tested prevention programs that state and local health departments and CBOs can provide for youth. Teens Linked to Care, which focuses on young people aged 13-29 who are living with HIV Street Smart is an HIV/AIDS and STD prevention program for runaway and homeless youth PROMISE (Peers Reaching Out and Modeling...
Ask the Experts

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

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected with HIV every hour of every day, and many of the people now living with HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and... Read more »

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
...lack of access to medical care, less access to education about health and wellness, higher rates of single parent families and teenage pregnancy, more homelessness, and substance use. These have been the major social and political problems that... Read more »

can you get hiv if (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if 3 male virgins all HIV negative have anal sex multiple times could they get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected with HIV every hour of every day, and many of the people now living with HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected with HIV every hour of every day, and many of the people now living with HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Group Hosts Conference, Starts Database to Spread HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Black Teenagers

...Destiny -- a not-for-profit group in Fresno, Calif. -- this month is launching a new HIV/AIDS awareness campaign aimed at black teenagers, the Fresno Bee reports. For the campaign's launch on Feb. 28, the group plans to host a conference for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jersey City Group With Focus on LGBT Youth Will Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day With Event

... The LGBT non-profit Our Youth will commemorate Monday's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with an evening of food, performances and giveaways on Feb. 4 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Event Spotlights HIV/AIDS and Black Gay, Bisexual Youth

... "Art of Protection," a Sept. 29 event sponsored by the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus (CBGMC), showcased the talents of youths from across the city who incorporated HIV/AIDS prevention messages into their art. Conceived to spotlight the spread... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former NBA Star Magic Johnson on Tour to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Black Youth

...happened to me will not happen to you," Johnson said, adding, "HIV is running through our community in a big way. And sex among teenagers is up" (Pierre, Washington Post , 10/13). Johnson discovered he was HIV-positive in 1991 after a routine... Read more »
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HIV Education

Posted by Anonymous
...Church-to-Church by Kellee Terrell October 25, 2006Pastor Marilyn Chisholm is organizing an HIV movie night this fall for teenagers in the parish she runs in one of Columbia, South Carolinas most blighted neighborhoods. And the kids in her... Read more »

Very concerned, high anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
...our clothes on. Her two episodes of unprotected sex with other guys have made me very nervous and im scared that if she has HIV i will have got it from fooling around with her. Please help Rob Read more »

I married a HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I married an hiv + man he is the father of my 2 year old, I found out when I was 4 months pregnant that he was + for 10 years, I blacked everything Read more »

No Place for Regular Men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...If that is the case, why isn't there a posting area for "Men." There is a posting area for women, gays, Blacks, military and teens have theirs. What do we have to do to get a site for just regular Joe's who became infected? Read more »