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Cost Of Living Of Hiv In U.s.

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and Children Immigrants Military Personnel Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 38% to 44% of all adults in the United States have been tested for HIV and that between 16 and 22 million people aged 18-64 years are tested for HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated that...
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Ref. My Questionable HIV Diagnosis

Dr. Frascino, your response to my presentation regarding my recent diagnosis which I had found confusing and I was going to seek a second opinion/testing, came to me as quite poignant. You proved to me that indeed you are well informed and educated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Aeronautics and Space Administration!It's also somewhat interesting to note that now that you have been confirmed HIV infected, you suddenly realize that a cure needs to be quickly found and that it's expensive to treat this condition. Danny,... Read more »

I like bush

, the things he has done, not all but few! If you and all others dont like him, fine, i respect that, but dont make fun of him on these forums...When someone makes fun of you or questions you on your sexuality, you feel the pain, so would others...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dubya attached to the funds. American taxpayers need to know that as a result of Bush's personal feelings and lobbying by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, several vital measures that would have saved thousands of lives were... Read more »

Health care in the US

Hi Dr. Bob,I have seen some questions about people being on HIV meds and have no insurance to cover them. I live in Canada so am not aware of how the health system works there and I am curious. I know here if you do not have access to a health...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notes T. R. Reid in his important and powerful new book, "The Healing of America." Some 80 percent of lupus patients in the United States live a normal life span. Under a doctor's care, lupus should be manageable. Indeed, if Nikki had been a... Read more »

HIV Ban For US Entry, etc.

Hello Dr. Bob,I do not mean to offend you at all. But I have read a couple of posts on here where someone is asking the question on that now Obama is president, HIV pos people can enter the US without any restrictions or being notified of their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...officials have repeatedly stated the travel ban is not scientifically sound or medically indicated. We have been intensely studying HIV for over a quarter of a century. We clearly understand what constitutes a risk to the public health and what... Read more »
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Word on the Street: Advocates Urge Obama to Address HIV in the U.S.

...and Prevention ] itself has been flat-funded for about the last 10 years. If you're funded at the same rate given inflation, cost of living, so on and so forth, you basically are being de -funded. That's number two. Then, number three, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Proposed California Budget Cuts to State HIV/AIDS Programs Will "Cost Lives", Opinion Piece Says

...because they are sick, need welfare funds and state healthcare." Owens continues, "Their plan of balancing the budget will surely cost lives if HIV/AIDS funding is cut" (Owens, Desert Sun , 6/18). Back to other news for June 2009 Search... Read more »
The Body

Working to Break the Silence and Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Caribbean-American Communities

...and dedication but also the importance of family and community. As a community, we face a significant challenge in tackling HIV. Even though Caribbean Americans comprise less than 10 percent of the total U.S. population, they are included in the... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS!

...included, and add a short personal note explaining why this issue is important to you. The move to reform health care in the United States must ensure that everyone living with HIV benefits from early and reliable access to lifesaving care and... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...previously reported that more people are becoming infected each year than previously estimated, with 56,300 new HIV infections in the United States in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the... Read more »

U.S. policies continually undermining AIDS prevent

Posted by bradford
...government and it's policies which have continually been undermining the efforts to control and prevent the further spread of HIV and AIDS. First, funding cuts from those providing condoms, then funding cuts from needle exchange programs and now... Read more »

Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...eligibility for claimants who are co-infected with HIV and HCV. In fact, the problem is so serious that it very certainly could cost lives. Specifically, SSA has determined that qualification for disability benefits and thereby eligibility for... Read more »