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Hiv Among Teens Public Health

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...2003;52:81-85. CDC. HIV transmission among black college student and non-student men who have sex with men -- North Carolina, 2003 . MMWR 2004;53:731-734. Fleming DT, Wasserheit JN. From epidemiological synergy to public health policy and practice: the contribution of other sexually transmitted diseases to sexual transmission of HIV infection. Sexually Transmitted Infections 1999;75:3-17. CDC. Sexually Transmitted Disease...
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Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...educators to reach teenagers through technology sex ed on their turf. Sex education in the classroom, say many epidemiologists and public health experts, is often ineffective or just insufficient. In many areas of the country, rates of teenage... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...efforts. "Combating HIV/AIDS also demands closing the gaps in opportunity that exist in our society so that we can strengthen our public health. We must also overcome the stigma that surrounds HIV/AIDS ? a stigma that is too often tied to... Read more »

AIDS awareness and abstinence-only (ABSTINENCE-ONLY SEX EDUCATION)

Dear Dr. Bob,First of all, thank you for this amazing service that you provide. I have already made a donation to your wonderful cause. I would like to ask for your advice.I am part of an HIV/AIDS awareness group that goes to local high schools...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fantasy, you would come to very different conclusions! For instance look at the article published in The American Journal of Public Health (Jan 2007) from researchers at Columbia University and the Guttmacher Institute. This study attributed 86... Read more »

HIV Test Results Are In

Dr. Bob! I just learned that my HIV status is negative. I've always known it would be negative, no risk factors-etc. But I wanted to say whoooo hooooo! It is so empowering to know one's HIV status. I thought I'd share with your audience. I am the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fantasy, you would come to very different conclusions! For instance look at the article published in The American Journal of Public Health (Jan 2007) from researchers at Columbia University and the Guttmacher Institute. This study attributed 86... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Health: Teens Teaching Teens About Safer Sex Is African Success Story

...older teens. Sohail Agha,research associate professor of international health and development atTulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, andcolleagues evaluated the success of a program in Zambia in which youngpeople... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Harriet Tubman Express Teens Educate Community About HIV/AIDS

...the housing development, but it also grooms these teens for future community leadership positions," said Belinda Tolliver, a public health mentor for the group. "Community reception of the Uganda Project was about 95 percent to 99 percent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Teen HIV Web Site Unveiled

...organizations that support teen HIV/AIDS awareness. The site was developed with funding from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Back to other news for May 19, 2005 Previous Updates  | --> Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Public Health Officials Pledge to Implement HIV/AIDS Curriculum by Fall 2008

...Washington, D.C., public health officials have pledged to implement an HIV/AIDS curriculum in city public schools by the fall 2008 school year, the Washington Read more »
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Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
...I am retired due to hiv/aids and other conditions. I am too sick to work but not sick enough to die. I want to move somewhere in the US (or even out Read more »

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How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tears, they are healthier on the long run...... Sometimes we need to give up some rights for the common good.. The current Public Health response to HIV is lilke pitting Kermit the Frog against a Pit Bull Terrier - all you do is reduce the... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...Industry) - for her thougts on the ELISA test. I think the Government needs to fight this HIV thing to the fullest for the sake of Public Health. You can't put a spark and gasoline together and not get an explosion. Young folks and adults are... Read more »