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Facts About HIV And Youth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

... Young people in the United States are at persistent risk for HIV infection. This risk is especially notable for youth of minority races and ethnicities. Continual prevention outreach and education efforts, including programs on abstinence and delaying the initiation of sex, are required as
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HIV infection among youth

Hi,I was wondering if you could help me with this question. I know that there are 40000 new HIV infections in the United States every year. Of these, do you know how many occur among people ages 13 to 24 (or some other youth category)?I need the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur in the U.S. annually are in young adults aged 13 to 24. For recent HIV/AIDS statistics for the U.S., check the CDC's Web site.You're welcome!Dr. Bob 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
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.) Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Stay well. Dr. Bob Dr. Bob, hope you had a good vacation. Please answer.... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »
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American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Talking to Youth About HIV/AIDS

...people to establish individual values and in making healthy decisions. Conversation Starters Talking to youth about HIV/AIDS can often be difficult and uncomfortable because it requires talking about issues such as sex and drugs. To start a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: Youth Center to Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness

... Iowa City's teen group United Action for Youth is hosting several events this week to mark National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which is Tuesday. The disease is very much in this country, not just Africa, said Kim Lamon, UAY's teen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Examine HIV/AIDS Among Youth in Michigan, Washington State

... HIV/AIDS cases among young people between ages 13 and 24 in Michigan has almost doubled from 5.7 cases per 100,000 people in 2002 to 9.7 Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Youth and HIV/AIDS

...An estimated one-fourth of all HIV infections occur in people under age 21 -- a segment of the population that is among the most medically underserved. 1 Experts Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
..."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 all sometimes). Here's a link to an interview with the film's narrator: ... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Youth

Posted by aledbetter
...With over 50% of new HIV infections occurring in the age group of 15 to 24, young people need to be informed about HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, Read more »

An HIV/AIDS awareness program for the youth!

Posted by Anonymous
...within this educational package is very valuable for teaching,advising,and educating todays children about the dangers of the HIV/AIDS virus.To leave a voice mail contact:1-888-392-4832Ext.291-361-1031 Thank You! Read more »

Discussing HIV and AIDS openly through the arts

Posted by JohnYAHA
...would like to encourage each of you to check out the TABOO (Take Art, Be Open Often) Photo Campaign run by Youth, the Arts, HIV & AIDS Network ( www.yahanet.org ) an interactive online forum, gallery, and resource centre for arts-based... Read more »