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Hispanics Become Infected With Hiv Alarming Statistits

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections
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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 »

Spanish version of HIV Dementia Scale

Greetings Dr. Horwath,Could you tell if there is a Spanish version of the HIV Dementia Scale that has been used with success? If so, where might I locate this.Thank you.Claudine Offer, MPH
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I'm sorry, but I'm not aware of a Spanish version of this test. 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 »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Women are at least twice as likely to contract HIV through vaginal sex with infected males than vice versa.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Latino Commission on AIDS Project Focuses on HIV/AIDS Among Hispanic Immigrants in Deep South

...Latino Commission on AIDS about the organization's Deep South Project . The project aims to develop strategies to address HIV/AIDS among Hispanics in Mississippi and six other Southern states with rapidly growing populations of new immigrants,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Released on HIV/AIDS Programs in Resource-Limited Settings and HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics; Special JAMA Issue Includes HIV/AIDS-Related Articles, Commentaries and Editorials

...current and future HIV/AIDS programs (Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Foundation release, 8/1). " The Crisis of HIV/AIDS Among Latinos/Hispanics in United States, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands " (.pdf), Latino Commission on AIDS : The report,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics in U.S.

... HIV/AIDS among the Hispanic community in the U.S. is reaching what some public health experts are calling a "simmering public health Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ventura County, Calif., Effort Seeks to Encourage Hispanics to Talk Openly About HIV/AIDS

...in Ventura County, Calif., this week launched a campaign that aims to encourage the Hispanic community to talk openly about HIV/AIDS, the Ventura County Star reports. One-third of the Ventura County population in 2005 was Hispanic, and the... Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
...MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES, WALKING IN THE PARK, GOING ON... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

wld like to meet other hiv lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a 44 yrs old hispanic hiv lesbian living in NYC would like to meet other hiv+ hispanic and caucasian lesbians. Read more »