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Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... Read more »

Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 9 Replies
Hello.

I have been positive since 2005, and have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma.

It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff.

I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable,... Read more »
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How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Worldwide, most of the people infected with HIV are heterosexual. In Africa, where the disease is believed to have begun in the late 1940s or early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the... Read more »

What are the rates of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in the USA?

What states in the US are reported to have the highest rate of HIV infected people? What cities? Is HIV II really still very rare in the US or is it growing like HIV I did before people knew about it? Thank you for your help....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to the rates of HIV in the United States:Unfortunately, since HIV is presently not reportable in all states and cities, nobody can answer your question. All we can say is that in the USA, it is estimated that... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I wish I could report we had HIV under control here, but in fact that is not the case. In fact many of the commitments the Bush Administration promised in 2001 at the U.N. General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS turned out to be all... Read more »

Receptive oral sex: new info from USA on Dutch site.

Hi mr. Kull.Im a gay man from Holland. The Dutch safe sex info about receptive oral sex with getting semen in the mouth, says it is not safe. So the USA info tells us. At a popular Dutch site (http://gayutrecht.com/hiv/) there is now a message from...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
For information on this study, take a look at the following link: "Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say"http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010814/hl/hiv_oral_1.htmlIn a study conducted over two years, researchers attempted to... Read more »
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Hillary Clinton Pledges to Up Funds for Science-Based Interventions in Highest Risk Populations

Photo courtesy of Zimbio. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the opening session of the International AIDS Conference today to a standing ovation -- which then faded into the loud shouts of a band of banner toting activists from ACT UP... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV Infection Between Blacks/African Americans and Other Racial/Ethnic Populations -- 37 States, 2005-2008

Blacks/African Americans have been affected disproportionately by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection since early in the epidemic. 1 Despite representing a smaller proportion (13.6%) of the U.S. population, blacks/African Americans... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Profiles Helene Gayle, President, CEO of CARE USA

The Washington Post on Wednesday profiled Helene Gayle, president and CEO of CARE USA , an Atlanta-based international humanitarian group (Boustany, Washington Post , 5/17). Gayle, former director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Papua New Guinea Has Highest HIV/AIDS, STI Rate in Asia-Pacific Region

Papua New Guinea has the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections in the Asia-Pacific region, according to medical researchers and experts speaking at the 40th anniversary and colloquium of the PNG Institute of Medical... Read more »