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Do African American Have The Largest Case Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
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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
...CDC Numbers on HIV/AIDS 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... Read more »

Sex Education Classes Scarred Me For Life; I am a nervous wreck. (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER CONVINCED THEY HAVE HIV, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond to my question(s). As others have already noted, you have a great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoy reading your responses to the others' questions; they are not only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Even though I have yet to be tested, I have essentially been living life as though I were an HIV+ individual for the past three years because I have basically convinced myself even without symptoms that I am surely HIV+" WHAT?????? 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
...CDC Numbers on HIV/AIDS 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... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...CDC Numbers on HIV/AIDS 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fighting HIV Among African Americans

...well-being and potential of African American men and women of all ages in the United States. Yet as the impact of the epidemic among African Americans has grown, so has the nation's response. With new voices in the community speaking out and... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Link Between Poverty and HIV Helps Explain Disproportionate Number of Blacks Infected

...shift more resources to groups that need them the most. In addition to high-risk groups, such as men having sex with men and African Americans, poverty will now be looked at as a major risk factor. The federal government spends more than $19... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HIV Infection Dropping Among Blacks in Florida

...per year for men and more than 10 percent a year for women. The rate of HIV diagnosis among blacks in Florida fell from 224 cases per 100,000 people in 1999 to 134 in 2004, the report found. By comparison, the rate for whites in the state... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Bono, Rep. Lee Help Raise Black AIDS Awareness

...and social activist Bono will meet with US Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and church leaders to discuss the HIV epidemic among African Americans. Lee said she hopes that the presence of Bono, lead singer of the Grammy-winning band U2 who has made... Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...44. By 1996, it would no longer be the leading cause of death for all Americans in this age group, but would rank first among African Americans and third among women aged 25 to 44. Rapper Eazy-E dies of AIDS A member of the seminal gangsta... Read more »

info

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...workshops, call 415-788-LIFE or visit www.gaylife.org. Black Brothers Esteem (BBE) promotes the sexual health and well being of African American same-gender loving men through a weekly drop-in group, workshops and community-building activities.... Read more »

UN - UPDATE

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Well, the progress scientifically that has been made has just been, in many respects, breathtaking, from the time the first cases were identified in June and made known to the public in June of '81 until now. If you look in terms of... Read more »