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Does Black People Have Hiv More Often Than White People

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Older People and HIV

Table of Contents How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems For More Information The Bottom Line How Many Older People Have AIDS? About 29% of all people with AIDS in the United States are 50 or over. In 2001, this proportion was 17%. Over 50% of people in San...
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White people are devil.

Dr Bob,Just like Malcolm X, I too concluded that white people are indeed evil. So how you manage to be a Saint then??I'm really confused about my own beliefs, because since I started reading this forum, somehow I got attached to you and now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Silly boy. White people aren't the devil. Black people aren't the devil either. Dick Cheney is the devil. Everyone knows that!Dr. Bob... 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 »

We need more people like you

Hi Just wanted to say thank you for putting up with my posts. I believe most people here feel the same way and are thankful that people like you exist. You must have very little time in the day (I think I read your a lecturer) but yet you still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Crazy-Straightjacket Guy,I'm not exactly sure which crazy-straightjacket guy you are (yes, there have been several), but welcome back to the forum and thanks for your thanks.I'll repost your original posts below.Be well. Stay well.Dr.... Read more »

Why do you tell some people 3 months and others 6?

I was reading through archives, and I notice that you infrom people that 3 month tests are conclusive and others to wait 6 months. Why is that and what's the difference? Just curious. Would you ever tell someone to test after 6 months or is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This question comes up frequently. In fact it qualifies for QTND (question that never dies) status. See below.A negative six-month FDA-approved anti-HIV test would be considered conclusive.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino... Read more »
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Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »

a place for HIV poz people to come and cill...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a 43 yo black male living in NYC, and I was diagnosed with HIV 4 years ago when I was hospitalized with PCP. While in the hospital, one of the doctors came to evaluate me for CMV while a co-worker and my lanlord were visiting me and he... Read more »

Memorialize people who have died of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
I'm shooting wildly in the dark, trying to light a candle.
This is a very cool TV event that we hope to take nationwide.
We are in need of help.
But we DO NOT NEED YOUR MONEY. We need your time.

Our annual WORLD AIDS DAY television memorial is still... Read more »

Finding straight people to date...

Posted by Kristastar, 3 Replies
I am bothered that there is not a forum thread for straight men and straight women. I noted that there is a forum for gay men. I am also bothered that all the attention and support is for those whom are gay and/or black. How does a straight man find... Read more »