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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are...
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HIV and contact sports

Hello and thank you for all your work on this site. As someone who recently found out I was infected thebody.com really helped me in the first week or two before I calmed down, especially all the doctors' forum responses.I wanted to ask a question...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...they are exposed to your blood? I am sure no one has looked into that question, although I am sure it has been used in court cases in boxing.I wish I could advise you better, but I would not know what to do to be honest. With all the lawsuits of... Read more »

Swine Flu, to vaccine or not to vaccine

Dear Dr. Bob,There's talk that a swine flu vaccine will be rolled out in Australia (where I live) in the near future. However, I've also read that the proposed multi-dose procedure is not safe from a cross-infection perspective. Have a look at this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...organized by local health departments, healthcare provider offices, schools, and other private settings, such as pharmacies and workplaces.How are you going to vaccinate everyone in this country and how are we going to pay for it?The President... Read more »

full blown HIV/AIDS in the restaurant industry

I have been ordered to re-hire an employee that I had recently let go for failure to come to work. Three days after, the employee returned to work with his attorney and demanded his job back or threatened to go to the media and say that he was fired...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...don't have to tell you what it is, but they do have to tell you to trigger coverage under the ADA. Call the National AIDS Fund Workplace Resource Center to ask for a copy of the booklet "What About My Rights? Guidelines for Employers and... Read more »

Should I tell if I know someone that works in my school has HIV/aides?

I was told by a teacher last year that he had HIV. I didn't really think anything of it other than to sympathize with him. I did not tell my principal. I have been around people who are HIV positive and didn't think anything of it. It wasn't as...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...the district can be. You have behaved appropriately by maintaining the teacher's confidentiality. Medical information in the workplace is confidential. You are legally obligated NOT to tell--and so is your principal. An HIV positive teacher puts... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dealing With HIV/AIDS in the Workplace

...firm lost her twin brother a week before their 40th birthdays. Although no one from my office passed away from this illness, my workplace was deeply affected. The funeral took me back to another August funeral, in 1987, after the death of my best... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Bragdon Opinion Greatest Legal Victory Since the Beginning of the Epidemic

...Discrimination To: Interested Press From: Lake Snell Perry & Associates Subject: Recent research findings: Voters oppose workplace discrimination for people with AIDS Date: June 24, 1998 Recent focus groups conducted by Lake Snell Perry... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...therapy before you feel ready, don't do it ! Take your time to get more information from sources that you trust, such as: Your case manager. Your HIV health care provider. An HIV/AIDS service agency. CDC Health Information at 1-800-342-2437 or... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...sensations that are often overlooked byboth the patient and the doctor. Do not ignore these symptoms or they may getworse. In some cases the pain in the feet becomes so bad that it is difficultto walk or even sleep. If you have any of these... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Well, the cat's out of the bag...

Posted by Jenni, 6 Replies
...news, anyone of importance in this town 'know' us, they 'know' me better than to think that I would ever be with someone who is HIV+, and they 'know' my bf better than to ever think that he could have it. I say good news only because it prevents... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...sexually transmitted. It is only ever been an assumption that 'HIV' is an STI based on the apparent existence of clusters of cases. 'HIV' is merely an endogenous marker for oxidative stress, antigenic overload and recreational drug use in the... Read more »