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HIV in Prisons and Jails

HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People with HIV sometimes have to spend time in a jail or prison. Jails are usually operated by counties. Prisons are state or federal institutions. The rate of...
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Occupational Exposure...In Prison?

Hi Dr. Bob,I have a question that's sort of a spin on the occupational exposure issue. Usually it seems that transmission of HIV through occupational exposure means needlesticks/contact with blood in a medical setting. My question is, do you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Stacie,You can be a forensic psychologist without placing yourself at risk for bodily harm or HIV infection. However, if you are drawn to the study of "violent behavior" and yet are "terrified of everything," you really need... Read more »

hiv treatment in prisons

i am in a prison in texas.i was just diagnosed on jan.16th, how can i get treatment in prison when they say that they can not afford it?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You are entitled to proper health care when confined in prison. The prison system has the responsibility to provide medical care, including treatment for HIV infection and AIDS. If you are not getting treatment, you are entitled to appeal to the... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? what do you think about it? Response from Dr.... Read more »

Vaccines-for the HIV- community only or for POZies as well

Doctors,Are the vaccines currently being evaluated for human trials targeted for only HIV- individuals or are they going to provide additional artillery for those that are HIV+...if only HIV-, would we expect to see reduced R&D for future drug...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
So-called therapeutic vaccines are designed to improve the ability of an infected person to fight their infection, while preventive vaccines are meant to either prevent infection or prevent disease after infection in an HIV negative person. The two... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report


"HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Prison System --- Georgia, 1992-2005" April 21, 2006
(full CDC Report follows Washington Post article)

By David Brown
Washington... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Greetings,

We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability
for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the
community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site
off the ground. Please stop by and... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Greetings,

We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability
for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the
community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site
off the ground. Please stop by and... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous
Greetings,

We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability
for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the
community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site
off the ground. Please stop by and... Read more »