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First American Movie Star Aids Diagnosis

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

France: Movie Star Raises $7 Million for AIDS Research

On the sidelines of the Cannes film festival, a Wednesday night party hosted by movie star Sharon Stone raised a record $7 million for amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research. "You have no idea of the good that you've done, or the... Read more »
Housing Works

Be Like Movie Star Patricia Clarkson: Join Forces With Us for World AIDS Day

Get on the same (web) page as Patricia: Contribute to our World AIDS Day video project. Members of the public are warmly invited to help us commemorate World AIDS Day, December 1, at our Bookstore Cafe, our 12 Thrifts Shops in Manhattan and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

AIDS on the Silver Screen: Movies That Reflect Our Shared History

"If you know your history, then you would know where you coming from." -- Bob Marley, "Buffalo Soldier" Though we come from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, people living with HIV all share a common history: the history of the AIDS... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Dr Bob Porn Star Hiv Dna Test

Doctor Bob . I heard that porn stars gets better tests then other people anyway I amaried your work and I know anybody would know about this porn star test you would. I have taken the hiv dna porn star test at 10 month with elisa both neg . So they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Future Porno Star,You're confident that if anyone would know about "this porn star test" that it would be me!?!? Now why would you assume that? Those movies that I made back when I was a young buck were . . . oh . . .... Read more »

Star Wars guy got bad news

Hi Dr. Bob,(PART 1)Hopefully you remember me. I am the guy who worked for Lucasfilm and had to leave do to my belief that I contracted HIV in the 90's. I will carbon copy the old email below.Anyway thank you for your frank and honest advice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Star Wars Guy! (PART 1)Of course I remember you! As for "carbon copying" me, well, Im not sure anyone uses carbon copies anymore. They are older than Chewbacca!Im delighted youve found a psychiatrist and will be discussing your AIDS... Read more »

The Frascino Job: new movie idea.

Hi Dr. Bob, I just saw Bob Bowers- The Fire Within a story about an hiv survivor and the challenges he faces living 17 years at the time movie was made with hiv. It really made me cry and realize how precious each day of life really is. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Joseph,Thanks for your kind comments. As for a Dr. Bob movie, well, as it turns out, you're not the first to suggest it (see below). There have also been suggestions for several books, such as a biography or a book of quotes, "Dr.... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

This site has really been my best source of information and education and for that I am very grateful...Thank you! I've recently been diagnosed with HIV and I can't seem to get my head around the numbers and what they mean? From what I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A CD4% less than 14% is an AIDS-qualifying condition, even if the absolute CD4 count is still above 200. Consequently yes, you do have AIDS. Does it make any difference? No, not really. HIV disease comprises a spectrum from the early, often... Read more »
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porn stars

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I read that porn stars test every month with a ultra sensative test seems that one porn star named Marc Wallice faked his hiv test results and infected 6 women.

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Aids in the American Family

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS in December of 1999. I have done all that is humanly possible to get him the best drs and provide him loving and sympathetic care through all the opportunistic infections he has survived through. We have 2... Read more »

The Dallas Buyers Club movie

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
Just saw this movie and I thought it was great. It is a true story about when Aids and Azt first started coming out. I would reccomend it to everyone to see. Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV... Read more »