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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Different Effects AIDS Can Have On An Individual?

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

How will Medicare and Health Care Reform effect HIV + people

I am very worried about the effect the new health care reform will be for people with HIV and AIDS. I am on Cobra and also now disabled from AIDS complications. I will not be eligible for Medicare till 2011 though. When Cobra is over in June 2010, I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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It is really too soon to sya. The healthcare reform bills change almost daily. I anticipate that as we get closer to the end of the month we will have a clearer view. Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecting Discovery and Delivery: The Need for More Evidence on Effective Smoking Cessation Strategies for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...between discovery and delivery research," the author wrote. "Although there is still a need for additional discovery of health effects associated with smoking for persons living with HIV/AIDS, it is time to disseminate evidence related to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Visa Laws Effects on People Living With HIV/AIDS details cases where patients stopped taking medications, out of fear they would be deported or jailed as well as other effects of the laws (McNeil, New York Times , 6/23). Back to other news for June 2009 Search the Newsroom... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newsweek Examines the Effect of Aging on People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Newsweek on Thursday examined the effects of aging on HIV-positive people older than age 50, who currently comprise the fastest-growing group of people living with HIV/AIDS Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Concludes Africa Trip With Stop in Nigeria; Sees Effects of HIV/AIDS in Person

...HIV/AIDS and talked to health officials, the Los Angeles Times reports. Bush attended a round-table discussion with medical personnel at Nigeria's National Hospital in Abuja and also met with women who have benefited from programs to prevent... Read more »
Connect With Others

AIDS project--anyone willing to help?!

Posted by grapefruit, 4 Replies
...this society (US)? If so, how would you remedy this stigma? 6) How much medication are you taking daily, and how are the side effects? 7) Are you married, or do you have children? 8) What were your thoughts or impressions of AIDS before you... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS. Initially, we only saw the deaths of those infected with HIV.... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...possibly, we will have to deal with some other new bug as well! This is happening already. Look at the impact of SARS and its effects on health care, travel, tourism, jobs, our economy and relationships with other countries. We would do well to... Read more »


Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...planet, our immune system. Those having to make decisions in treatment around choices for healing do not have an easy task. Every person is unique. Each one of us will have different responses to HIV and antiretroviral treatment. There are... Read more »