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Does Black People Have Hiv More Often Than White People

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What Is HIV?

...by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get HIV . HIV is a virus; once it gets into your body, it can make you sick. It does so if you are rich or poor; 14 years old or 70; black or white; gay or straight; married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and...
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6months till 6years hiv testing. Anoher incident pls help

Hi Dr.Bob, Do u remember me,I'm not Josh(haha). Firstly, pls forgive my poor English agn. My another incident, 1 and half week ago. I had a very minor accident, so i go to police station make report. Before i report got one person making report. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Not Josh (ha ha),Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. Yes, you are being paranoid. Testing is not warranted.If Bush were any dumber he'd have to be Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...abstinence-only education."Finally we have a president who gets it," said California Rep. Barbara Lee , chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and author of legislation (HR 1551) aimed at providing more comprehensive sex and disease... Read more »

HIV AND BLOOD GROUP A+

IS IT TRUE THAT PEOPLE WITH BLOOD GROUP A+ CANT CONTRACT HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be A+ and wants to play Brokeback Mountain cowboys. I see. Don't believe him! HIV doesn't care if you're A+, gay, straight, black, white or a closeted gay Republican having sex in a Minneapolis airport men's room!Dr. Bob 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
...leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health disparities by addressing differences in access to health coverage and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African President Verbally Attacks White People Who Say AIDS Linked to Black Africans' Race, Alleged Risky Behavior

...South African President Thabo Mbeki has created a "race row" by verbally attacking white people who link HIV/AIDS to the alleged "promiscuous and predatory behavior" of black Africans, London's Guardian reports (Carroll, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

White House Officials, Lawmakers Discuss Racial Health Disparities, Higher Rates of HIV/AIDS Among Blacks

...Obama administration is committed to addressing racial health care disparities, including the higher rates of HIV/AIDS among blacks, the AP/ Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. The White House issued a summary report indicating that blacks are... Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

White House Meeting on Black Men and HIV

... The toll of the HIV epidemic among Black men in the United States is staggering. CDC estimates that 1 in 16 Black men will become infected with HIV in their lifetime. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blacks More Worried About HIV Than Whites

... Among respondents to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) survey, blacks were six times more likely than whites to be very concerned about becoming infected with HIV. The survey posed the question, Read more »
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THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...DENIAL,ITS A GAY WHITE MAN"S DISEASE,STIGMA ,HYPOCRTICAL BLACK LEADERS: JESSE JACKSON AND AL SHARPTON COME TO MIND! THE BLACK CHURCH:YOU"RE A SINNER THATS WHY YOU HAVE IT! APATHY OF THE WHOLE Read more »

Black Swan Theory/Event

Posted by Impossible
...So I saw a question on the safe sex and prevention forums making a reference to the Black Swan Theory. I had to look it up. "First, it is an outlier, as it lies outside the realm of regular expectations, because nothing Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Wolitski said in a telephone interview. The CDC report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the... Read more »