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Can You Get Hiv From Using A Public Telephone

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Telephone Notification of HIV Test Results: Impact in King County, Washington

The researchers undertook the current study to learn whether receiving HIV test results over the telephone was associated with a change in the number of people who learned their results. Study data were collected from individuals tested for HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Government Establishes Telephone Hotline Providing Details of National Antiretroviral Drug Distribution Program

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has established a telephone hotline center to provide details about the government's antiretroviral drug distribution program, the Bangkok Post reports (Bhatiasevi, Bangkok Post , 12/12). The Thai... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Providing HIV-Negative Results to Low-Risk Clients by Telephone

Health department policies in Australia differ in their recommendations regarding giving patients their HIV test results. Traditionally, all HIV results have been provided in person. The team undertook the current study to trial the provision of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Are telephone interviews legal?

I am about to finish my COBRA coverage and am in the process of finding a policy for myself. After submitting to an interview with Fortis over the phone and disclosing my HIV status and the drugs I'm taking they sent me an elegibility form in...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
As long as you continue to carry your COBRA coverage until it expires, you will be eligible for a HIPAA policy. An insurer that offers individual policies must extend a HIPAA policy to you as long as you don't have a break in coverage greater... Read more »

Telephone in Motel

I know that non-sexual and non-intravenous contact virtually guarantees (maybe not the best word to use) no transmission, but I was using a hotel telephone and there was what looked like blood on the keys and close to the ear piece. I did not notice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Blood on the phone in your motel room???? YIKES! Per chance did you check into room # 1 at the Bates Motel and did the proprietor have a striking resemblance to Tony Perkins? If so, don't worry about the phone but I'd strongly advise... Read more »

when did the general public become aware of the HIV/AIDS virus?

did their >knowledge and awareness stem from the contamination of the national blood >supply, and the unusual cancers occuring after organ transplants in theearly 80's? where can i find other resources backing up your answer? thank...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first reported in gay males in the summer of 1981 and the first case of AIDS in an infant was reported in December 1982. These cases were in the mainstream news at the time, but I think that the... Read more »

when did the general public become aware of the HIV/AIDS virus?

did their >knowledge and awareness stem from the contamination of the national blood >supply, and the unusual cancers occuring after organ transplants in the early 80's? where can i find other resources backing up your answer? thank you...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I suggest you read the book "And the band played on" which gives an overview of the early history of the AIDS epidemic in the United States.BJ... Read more »
Connect With Others

New York City ( Dating Party for HIV POZ ) Public meeting place.

Posted by tobesweet, 2 Replies
It would be nice, if someone organized a dating party for hiv poz in new york city, isn't that..!

I wonder it, How many people would like that idea.

Share your ideas and who knows, may be that can be done...
feel free to send your comments or... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
All,

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »

Hiv Positive Public Educators wanted*

Posted by AIDS2HIV
Aids2Hiv is looking for positive people who are willing to actively educate thier communities with a brutally honest, accurate message of education and prevention. We are NOT looking for someone to hand out the government message.

Candidate must be... Read more »