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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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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
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your washer, the purpose being to get the stain out, as there wouldn't be any live virus to "kill!" Regarding caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home, yes, sheets can be washed (use detergent with bleach) and dried without any risk of... 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
...repost a few questions from the archives. Dr. Bob Question (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan 20, 2007 I was just wondering. Can AIDS come out of no where? Like, if two people are disease free, can an infection occur between them like AIDS assuming... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concerns are unwarranted. I'll repost below some information from the archives that discusses precautions when caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home.Be well. Please give your brother a hug from me.Dr. BobHIV - AIDS TransmissionAug 24, 2008 Hi,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinions: Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and Global Health; G8, HIV/AIDS; Stopping Syringe Reuse

... More Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS Needed In a New Republic /NPR opinion piece , Harold Pollack, an associate professor at the University of Chicago School Read more »
National AIDS Fund

National AIDS Fund Lauds Initiative to Remove Ban on Federal Funding for Syringe Exchange Programs

...hard-to-reach individuals into HIV testing and treatment services." IDUs represent 20% of the more than 1 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and the majority of the 3.2 million Americans living with hepatitis C infection. Injection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Sharing and HIV Incidence Among Injection Drug Users and Increased Access to Sterile Syringes

...city's chief drug-using area. In the current study, the team assessed the effects of these policy changes on the rate of HIV risk behavior and HIV incidence among IDUs. Multivariate generalized estimating equation and Cox regression methods... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: AIDS Community Resources Seeks State Approval to Give Addicts Clean Syringes

... AIDS Community Resources is seeking state approval for a mobile syringe exchange program in Syracuse in a bid to prevent HIV, hepatitis, Read more »
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... San Francisco AIDS Foundation Home Page California HIV/STD Referral Database About AIDSHotline.org Fact Sheet How to Volunteer Contact Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

What is HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...years. Today, there are many more anti-HIV drugs to choose from, and medical knowledge has improved since the identification of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s. Many people today now live full, productive lives if properly treated with HIV therapies.... Read more »