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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

... Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for
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Shelter + Donation

I work in a homeless shelter, and I think I'm suffering with OCD. I want to do my job well and fear overcomes me. If you can give me your thought on these risks, and you feel like there was no risk, I will certainly get help for this problem so I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an excellent way to put our own problems in their proper perspective.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Bit by a homeless guy (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

I got bit by a homeless guy, really deep, enough to leave a scar and get sticthes, and yes there was alot of bleeding. At six weeks after the incident i had a sudden onset of swollen lymph nodes, and a sore throat which lasted about a week and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what you do in this forum is a very noble thing, you help a lot of people. I have a doubt: what is the possibility of getting aids or other STD's from a human bite? The problem is that a friend convinced me, about two months ago, to go to a stip... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic infection. Read more »

HIV AIds? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2010) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2010)

Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...his "rear" attack). I see absolutely no cause for alarm or worry.Thanks for your kind donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Be well.Dr. BobHot Cross Buns Mar 25, 2009Dr Bob, I bought a packet of hot cross... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Local Shelter For Homeless People Living With HIV/AIDS

...D.C.-based homeless care center Joseph's House , which provides nursing services and support to homeless people living with HIV/AIDS. Physician David Hilfiker in 1990 opened Joseph's House in response to the increasing number of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
New York City AIDS Housing Network

Senate Passes Landmark Bill to Prevent Homelessness Among People With HIV/AIDS

...(S.2664/A.2565) today that would create an affordable housing protection for nearly 11,000 low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and their families at risk of becoming homeless. The bill first passed the Senate last July after an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: San Antonio AIDS Foundation Offers Refuge for Homeless With HIV and AIDS

... A new transitional home for the homeless living with HIV/AIDS opened this month in downtown San Antonio, and the facility already has its first six residents. San Antonio AIDS Foundation Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal Leads Explore Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Housing Insecurity or Homelessness

...the six Federal agencies designated by the President as lead agencies with responsibility for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) reconvened as part of our ongoing efforts to work toward the Strategy's goals and achieve a more... Read more »
Connect With Others

My blog about hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction

Posted by RicksWorld
...Hi, I'd like to invite anyone who suffers with hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction, or homelessness to join me at my blog, http://ricksworld411.blogspot.com or contact me at ricksworld411@yahoo.com. Read more »

Homeless

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...am on my own. Can anyone out there provide me with some advise so I dont go homeless? I Have read that 60% of people with aids go homeless. What do people on this board do? Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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