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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jamaica: Ministry Exploring PATH Benefits for HIV/AIDS Affected

The Jamaican government is investigating extending the benefits of its Program of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) to persons affected by HIV/AIDS. Funded by the Jamaican government and the World Bank, PATH provides cash grants to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: 2Cents Theatre Group Announces Plans to Benefit HIV/AIDS Organizations With "Rent"

2Cents Theatre Group will donate a portion of proceeds from its production of the play "Rent" to benefit four distinct HIV/AIDS research and support organizations. Kristen Boul will direct and Morgan Fitch will provide the musical direction for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Benefits of HIV/AIDS Programs in Workplace Outweigh Costs, Report Says

Companies can save money and retain more employees by implementing HIV/AIDS programs in the workplace, according to a report released Tuesday by the International Organization for Migration , Reuters reports. The study examined data from seven of... Read more »
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Cancellation of LTD Benefits for HIV/AIDS

I have recently been cancelled by my LTD insurer CIGNA. They claim that I am now no longer totally disabled, inspite of reports by my doctor, therapists. They have cherry picked items from my health reports and are using videos as proof. What...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I suggest you contact an attorney who specializes in disability, explain to him the situation, providing him with all of the facts to determine what your options might be.... Read more »

benefits and/or precautions for exercise in the patient with HIV/AIDS

Can you please discuss and/or refer me to any articles/research that discusses the benefits, precautions, guidelines or contraindications of exercise (aerobic, strengthening, stretching) for a person with HIV and the person with AIDS? Has any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I strongly recommend exercise for everyone HIV+ or not! It may be even more crucial for those of us with HIV disease or other chronic conditions because we are prone to lose vital lean body mass. Exercise has been shown in multiple clinical... Read more »

testosterone and its benefits for HIV Positive People

I am seeking information around testosterone treatment and HIV.I am a HIV positive person and I live in Australia the reason for my question is. Both myself and my partner are HIV+ he has no T-cells and a viral Load that is unreadable not...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Yes you might benefit from testosterone if your levels are low-normal, but do not expect to turn into your partner. Everybody is different with respect to how they respond to HIV as well as how they respond to testosterone. I doubt his... Read more »

State Health Benefits and HIV

I have a friend who was diagnosed with HIV in the end of 2006. She is under 21, and currently a full time student at a university. Her parents have removed her from their insurance plan. She said that she tried to get health benefits from the state...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I do not understand why her parents dropped her if she is a full time student. She should speak to them about reinstating her. If they cannot because the plan doesn't allow them to for some reason or she was dropped because she was over the... Read more »
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Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is going to sound bizarre, but let me preface my note with the disclaimer that I'm taking an international health course and our challenge is to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely... Read more »

Benefits for Poz Vets

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me the benefits provided to HIV positive Veterans? Ikeep hearing that it all depends on when you contracted it, but I at least want to know what they are. Government web sites are not very helpful in explaining. Thanks alot!

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Benefits of Vitamins

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone out there who takes vitamins regularly and has HIV? Which do you take and has there been any proof of its benefits?


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VA Benefits

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was active duty during 90-94, and am in the guard now. In Jan 04, I contracted HIV while at military school on orders. Can I get the VA to treat me for HIV? What are my benefits?

Please help me! Read more »