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Do The Health Departments List People With Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among minorities ahead of National HIV Testing Day , which is scheduled for Friday, the Naples Daily News reports. ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Justice Department: Fighting Discrimination Against People Living With HIV

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is responsible for enforcing Federal laws and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. DOJ's Civil Rights Division works to eradicate discrimination against people with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Awards $339 Million to Health Departments for High-Impact HIV Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun awarding a total of almost $339 million to state and local health departments across the United States to fund HIV prevention activities this year. The awards are for the first year of a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Adherence and Compliance Issues with the Hillsborough County Health Department In Tampa , FL. Health Department??

Adherence and Compliance Issues with the Hillsborough County Health Department In Tampa , FL. My problem come in with adherence and compliance Issues with the Hillsborough County Health Department In Tampa , FL. Seems if your meds are not filled...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Our health system is broken as your situation illustrates. I would try to discuss with your HIV specialist and/or a case manager to try and problem solve your situation if possible. KH... Read more »

Resistance (I know, not your "department.") ( BLIPS, 2009)

Dear Dr. Frascino, I know that drug resistance is not your official "department" here at The Body, but the Drug Resistance Expert here no longer takes questions, and I am very anxious about my situation. I tried asking my question to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Geo,Glad to help.First, I should mention I'm certainly not impressed with a healthcare program that makes you see a different doctor on each visit. Nor am I impressed with Dr. Shrugged-shoulders! What's up with that? That you are... Read more »

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

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
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 »

HEALTH CARE REFORM, WON'T IT BE BAD FOR HIV POSITIVE PEOPLE?

Dr. Bob,Why are you pushing Obama's health care reform? They are going to take over medical care, cut care to elderly folks like grandmothers and have panels to decide who lives and dies. I'm sure they will cut care to those of us with HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Zelda,Health care reform will not throw your granny off a cliff, nor will it cut off care to HIVers! In many ways we already have health care rationing that is not only unfair; it's morally reprehensible. (See Nicholas Kristof's... Read more »
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County health departments and use of 3rd generatio

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,

I was wondering if county health depts that offer free or low cost hiv screening actually use 1st generation elisas rather than 3rd generation. I live in a city of 500,000 plus. Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

For people who are worried about testing !!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hinking about an HIV Test?
Provided by Stephen Fallon, Ph.D.
2002 Stephen Fallon

Summary: If you wait just a little while after engaging in a risky behavior, you can then get a reliable HIV test. Wait three weeks, and a negative HIV test result is... Read more »

Hiv usually transmitted before people know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.

"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »