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Crime Against Teens With Hiv In The U.s.

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

... What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The total funds under PEPFAR total over $50
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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 Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...deserves to know if the condom fails they will definitely be at a serious risk, and let them decide if they will take that risk. You shouldnt decide it for them. Needless to say Im very angry, sad, and scared. This exposure/transmission was... Read more »

quick question re hiv & travel to U.S.

does a person from outside the US have to be tested negative for hiv before coming to US short-term, ie for a holiday?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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HIV + Travelling to U.S.

Hello i'm not sure if this is the right forum but I was recently diagnosed & i'm not on meds. I want to travel from the UK to NE America for a vacation. I understand that HIV + travellers can be refused entry into the U.S. or worse, be deported. Is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Sadly, there is 1993 law on the books in the US that bans travel or immigration into the US if you are HIV positive. Hope is on the way. A recently proposed bill in the US Senate would repeal this. The President would have to sign it. Read more »
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HIV News & Views, January 13, 2011

...the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Plastic Bags Not a Wise Substitute for Condoms, Thai Ministry Tells Teens (From the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) South Korea: One in 10 Elderly Have Unsafe Sex ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

2009 Federal Policy Agenda

...federal financing of AIDS-related health care "does not allow for comprehensive and sustained access to quality HIV care" in the United States. 3 The U.S. HIV/AIDS epidemic requires a strategic plan of action that promotes coordination across... Read more »
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D.C. HIV/AIDS Examiner

...based on survey results from several studies including Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), Center for American Progress and the United States Census. Read more ... NMAC Welcomes a New Deputy Executive Director January 19, 2011 The... Read more »
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U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...to Change What to Change To? Why Do the Guidelines Keep Changing? We keep learning more about the best way to fight HIV. In 1998, the US Department of Health and Human Services created a panel of physicians, researchers, and consumers to... 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 »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

Hate Crimes Affect Us All

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Singer Kevin Aviance Beaten in New York City Police Arrest Four People on Hate-Crime Charges AP NEW YORK (June 12) - A singer suffered a broken jaw and other injuries in an attack by a group yelling anti-gay slurs, Read more »

U.S patent # 5676977 a cure for AIDS

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
...Search the United States patent office www.uspto.gov Patent # 5676977 The U.S has been witholding the fact that it has a patented cure for Aids and Read more »