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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women in many other countries in Africa, South America, andWestern Europe. Sharing HIV-contaminated...
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Headed to the looney bin:)

Dr.Bob,First and foremost I will be sending a donation to your wonderful organization. Your work is wonderful! Iam concerned because I went to get my HIV test att he hospital, it was negative. Anyway I hardly saw the needle, but it looked to have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You cannot contract HIV from having your blood drawn. Period.Needles are not reused. Period.Continuing to worry about such nonsense could indeed Read more »

Barber's Nick on head. Little Bleeding

Hey Dr. Bob, I received your card and CD for the donation i had made. Thanks. But i never got the answer to my question i had asked. :(I did go and got tested and it came out -ve. thank god.4.5 weeks back i went to my local barber shop and got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...respond initially as I've addressed many similar concerns over the years in this forum. Have a look in the archives! Your risk of contracting HIV from a barber is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. Yes, they do change blades for each... Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner Read more »

Stripper Spit on Head of Penis = HIV Worry

Hi Dr. Bob,First of all, I want to thank you so very much for all that you do for people. You truly are a saint.I know the risk is exteremely low ... but I want to hear (see) any level of reassurance.About two weeks ago, I was messing around with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Worried Guy,You cannot contract HIV form a dry humping stripper, even one who drenches your tallywhacker with gobs of spit, OK? Dr. Bob Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Former Inmate's Suit Against Broward Sheriff's Office and Armor Correctional Health Over Denial of AIDS Drugs Heads for Federal Court

...takes in some 68,000 inmates each year, of whom about 3 percent have HIV/AIDS. The Sheriff's Office has a $20 million annual contract with Armor. Back to other news for November 2008 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Almost Half of Rural Indian Women Have Not Heard of HIV/AIDS, Report Says

...women getting infected." According to Reuters, women account for 40% of HIV cases in the country. Many women in rural areas contract the virus from their husbands, who travel to cities and visit commercial sex workers, Reuters reports. HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Announces New Head for its HIV/AIDS Program

...Bank on Thursday named David Wilson, a Zimbabwean national who has written extensively about AIDS in the developing world, to head the poverty-fighting institution's global HIV/AIDS program," Reuters reports. With funding going increasingly... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

HBCU Student Leaders Pledge to Play Their Part in the Fight Against AIDS

...students realized that they need to take a blunt "in your face" approach to spreading the word on campus that Black youth are contracting the virus in large numbers. In 2006, Black youth made up nearly 70 percent of new AIDS diagnosis among teens... Read more »
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my dad

Posted by second, 4 Replies
...It's been a year since my dad was diagnosed with HIV and I've had to deal with it...ive tried to act like everything was normal but it keeps coming up my older brother and him keep Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...all the time...even though my skin is healed now. I even went for an aids test when i was 18 yrs. But always fear I might have contracted it since then in public through my bad skin. I dont feel an AIDS test will help me because this fear comes... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...in the U.S. (2:18) NEW YORK (CNN) -- About 8,000 people die of AIDS every day. Another 6,000 people between ages 15 and 24 contract HIV on a daily basis. Think about that: At the end of this month, more people will have died from AIDS in April... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...in the U.S. (2:18) NEW YORK (CNN) -- About 8,000 people die of AIDS every day. Another 6,000 people between ages 15 and 24 contract HIV on a daily basis. Think about that: At the end of this month, more people will have died from AIDS in April... Read more »