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Hiv Among Homeless Youth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...state and local health departments and CBOs can provide for youth. Teens Linked to Care, which focuses on young people aged 13-29 who are living with HIV Street Smart is an HIV/AIDS and STD prevention program for runaway and homeless youth PROMISE (Peers Reaching Out and Modeling Intervention Strategies for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction in their Community) is a community-level HIV prevention intervention that relies on role-model stories and...
Ask the Experts

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
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman 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 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
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your mother told you not to talk about it and your father said that HIV only happens in dirty places and to dirty people?!!?? It always amazes me that 25 years into this global pandemic and with over Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recently Homeless Youth More Likely to Engage in Risky Sex, Increasing Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Says

...The authors added that "interventions aimed at reducing sexual risk behaviors, and thereby reducing [STIs] and HIV among newly homeless youth, need to help youth find housing associated with supervision and social support ... as well as aim to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Initiation of Services in the Boston HAPPENS Program: HIV-Positive, Homeless, and At-Risk Youth Can Access Services

...HIV-positive, homeless, and other youth at-risk for HIV present a challenge to those who would connect them to health care. There Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Special Section Examines HIV/AIDS in Russia, Ukraine

...NGOs "to lay off employees or close up shop," Science notes (Cohen, 7/9). The series also explores the spread of HIV among homeless youth , the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and infant abandonment and HIV research in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Internet Use, Social Networking, and HIV/AIDS Risk for Homeless Adolescents

...association between sexual health and Internet use, including social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, among a sample of homeless youths at high risk of contracting HIV. A survey of Internet use among 201 homeless adolescents was... Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
..."Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at all sometimes). Here's a link to an interview with the film's narrator: ... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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 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 »