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can't find psyciatrist to take P. Aid

my primary care physician is concerned that i need to see apsychiatrist soon. The problem is that none of them seem to accept public aid. I have just been determined by my administrative law judge that I am totally disabled. so is there any way ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you are judged disabled, then you should be eligible for SSI and Medicare. If you contact your local psychiatric society or the American Psychiatric Association, then you should be able to find a psychiatrist who accepts Medicare. Read more »

acyclovir as a preventative for AID related lymphoma

In one of your recent lymphoma Q&A's you said that there is no evidence that acyclovir will help in... Read more »

can aid/hiv cause lost of hearing

My brother is having problems with lost of hearing in one ear. Is this a side effect from having... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

President Bush Has Significantly Increased Aid to Africa, Including Funding for HIV/AIDS, Malaria, According to New Statistics

...reports (Fletcher, Washington Post , 12/31/06). In addition, President Bush has demonstrated a "growing commitment" to combating HIV/AIDS and malaria in Africa, London's Independent reports. According to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S.-Funded HIV/AIDS, Malaria Initiatives Represent "New Approach" to Foreign Aid, Opinion Piece Says

...she does not "take sufficient account" of newer, targeted international aid strategies, such as those advanced by U.S.-funded HIV/AIDS and malaria initiatives and the Millennium Challenge Corporation . Gerson writes that instead of allocating... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Government, HIV/AIDS Advocates Warn Decreased Aid Budgets Could Lead to Reversals in HIV/AIDS Treatment Progress

... Recent gains in the global fight against HIV/AIDS could be reversed as the "global economic downturn pinches poor countries' budgets and donors show signs of backing away from Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme to Phase Out Aid in Uganda, Including HIV/AIDS Support

... The United Nations World Food Programme will phase out food aid and HIV/AIDS support to Uganda, a United Nations official said on Thursday, Xinhua/ChinaView.cn.com reports. The plan could affect more Read more »
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Recent AID's Diagnosis: What should I expect?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am a hetereosexual, non-drug user who has been living with HIV for 13 years. I was just officially Diagnosed with AIDS because of my percentages (11%). My CD4's are 262 and Viral 1801. I didn't realize how uneducated I was on AID's until now. Read more »

AID Atlanta Seeks Executive Director

Posted by Anonymous
...employees, a network of some 1300 volunteers and an annual budget approaching $7 million. With the changing demographics of HIV/AIDS, its leadership, volunteers and clientele are increasingly diverse. The Executive Director is the chief... Read more »

Canadian Cycles Cross Country In Fight Against AID

Posted by jjturner, 1 Reply
...himself as he travels city to city. Again, visit http://eastwardtrek.org/ to show your support for the Eastward Trek Against Aids! Read more »

December 1st, World Aid's Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Don't forget this annual "event, commemorance", etc. I think the name should be changed to World HIV/AIDS day myself. Focus this year is on infected women/children. I think it's important we:remember those we've lost, remember OURSELVES, Read more »