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Current Statistics Of Children With Hiv And Aids In Usa

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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection.
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HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...products (such as clotting factors given to people with hemophilia), or organ or tissue transplants. This has been very rare in the United States since 1985, when the test for HIV was licensed. Since then, all donated blood and donors of organs... 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
...Senator Obama released the following statement on the Center for Disease Control's report about new cases of HIV/AIDS in the United States. "We have now learned that 56,300 new HIV infections occurred in the United States in 2006, not 40,000 that... 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
...not to bless is not up to us, but pointing out Dubya's blunders certainly is! Dr. Bob HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States? Feb 27, 2008 Hi Dr. Take a look to this statement... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

... Life expectancy for American Indians and Alaska Natives is shorter than that for persons of other races/ethnicities in the United States; the rates of many diseases, including diabetes, tuberculosis, and alcoholism, are higher; and access to... Read more »
The Body

Word on the Street: Advocates Urge Obama to Address HIV in the U.S.

...things would you advise President Barack Obama to change now that would make a difference in HIV prevention and treatment in the United States? View Previous "Word on the Street" Questions View All Articles About Obama and HIV ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5 million adults and 4.3 million children younger than 15 years. In the United States, an estimated 800,000 to 900,000 people are living with HIV infection. As of December 31, 1999, 733,374... Read more »
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Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...communicable disease of public health significance. Any foreign national applying for legal permanent residence (a green card) in the U.S. must undergo a medical examination which includes an HIV test. If the applicant tests positive, her/his... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...million deaths and currently, over 40 million people are infected with human immune deficiency virus (HIV). The President of the United States and others must realize the important role of condoms in prevention of disease. Consider these points: ... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS as a doctor and a journalist when I traveled the world meeting patients. From Thailand to Kenya to Rwanda to India to the United States, the faces staring back at me were the same faces I had seen my entire life. A soft-spoken veiled... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS as a doctor and a journalist when I traveled the world meeting patients. From Thailand to Kenya to Rwanda to India to the United States, the faces staring back at me were the same faces I had seen my entire life. A soft-spoken veiled... Read more »