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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...are destructive. Forgive yourself if you need to. Remember that you are still the same person you always were, as capable of giving and receiving love as ever. Get Help and Support Being diagnosed with HIV presents many challenges. Building a support network can help you learn to cope. Take your time and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of the world's most knowledgeable scientists and physicians. Perhaps it's easier to cling to these misguided beliefs than to face one's culpability. She continued in the LA Times: "Would I redo anything based on what happened? I don't think I... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested and accelerate HIV/AIDS research toward an effective cure because we have a moral obligation to join together to meet this challenge, and to do so with the urgency this epidemic demands." Statement by John McCain on the CDC Report on HIV... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested and accelerate HIV/AIDS research toward an effective cure because we have a moral obligation to join together to meet this challenge, and to do so with the urgency this epidemic demands." Statement by John McCain on the CDC Report on HIV... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested and accelerate HIV/AIDS research toward an effective cure because we have a moral obligation to join together to meet this challenge, and to do so with the urgency this epidemic demands." Statement by John McCain on the CDC Report on HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Economics Among Challenges Blacks Face With HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

... Economic conditions are a "fundamental" challenge that blacks face in terms of HIV/AIDS, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) writes in an opinion piece for the Louisiana Weekly . Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

HIV/AIDS Must Not Be Lost Among the Many Challenges Facing the Country and the New President, Says New Report

...the unique moment at which we've arrived in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the United States. "With our country facing so many challenges -- two wars, a financial meltdown and the growing threat of environmental devastation -- it may be tempting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nepal Faces Numerous Challenges in Achieving HIV/AIDS Millennium Development Goal, Inter Press Service Reports

...addition, despite $36 million in aid from the Global Fund To Fight, AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria , the country continues to face challenges in providing antiretroviral treatment to those living with HIV/AIDS, according to Inter Press Service. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jakarta Post Examines Challenges Faced by Women Living With HIV/AIDS in Indonesia

...discrimination when they become infected by the deadly virus," the Jakarta Post reports in an article that examines the challenges HIV-positive women living in Indonesia face. According to the article, "[t]he percentage of women living with... Read more »
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How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...8.Continue working as long as you are physically able to do so. It is easy to get depressed and discouraged when you have no job to challenge you. 9.Maintain an active social schedule. You may be tired and not feel like doing as much as you used... Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...that just what history has recorded for future generations. As we enter the evening of our lives we face a different set of challenges than the average people our age. The HIV antiviral drugs are great, there is no argument there. Its a fear of... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...of drugs that changed the course of an epidemic. But with longevity has come a host of unexpected medical conditions, which challenge the prevailing view of AIDS as a manageable, chronic disease. Mr. Holloway, who lives in a housing complex... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...CD4+ cell counts are so low that they don't make it. Dr. Svetlana Antoniak; photo by Ben Young, M.D. Yet, despite these challenges and despite delays in scale-up that threaten funding for HIV care from the World Bank and Global Fund, the... Read more »