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Hiv And Aids Teaching Information On Advance Directives

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you...
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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
...confused adults as well, in my inbox anxiously waiting for an answer!Dr. BobThe New York Times May 3, 2009When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education By JAN HOFFMANTHE special cellphone, set on vibrate, begins to whir. Throughout North Carolina,... Read more »

HIV Education and the lack thereof

Dear Dr. Bob,Recently I met a young man and we became friends. He is in his mid twenties and I'm somewhat older but we started a nice friendship and during the course of getting to know one another I told him that I was HIV Poz, he freaked out. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Rich,The situation you describe is tragically all too common. Is it a result of abstinence-only-until-marriage sex education? (I use the term "sex education" very loosely.) Yes, that certainly contributed. Is it a result of "not permitting sex... Read more »

What do you think about making HIV testing manditory and about HIV education??

Hey Dr. Bob,Im a college student who had a recent scare. After this scare, ive been thinking alot about HIV education. Growing up, i never remember learning about any of the signs of HIV, yet only learned "not to have sex without a condom." I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notoriously unreliable in predicting HIV seropositivity. (Just breeze through the archives for a gazillion examples.) What we need to teach is HIV risk. The reason someone should be HIV tested is that they placed themselves at risk, not that they... 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
...Hello,Isn't it almost beyond comprehension and certainly beyond common sense that we are trying to teach kids how to protect themselves from STDs, including HIV, and prevent unwanted pregnancies, but we are not allowed to even mention Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...In a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanic/Latino HIV infection rates. Problems associated with socioeconomics include unemployment, transience, a lack of formal education, immigration status, inadequate health insurance, and limited access to quality health care. What CDC... Read more »
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HIV Education and Prevention

Posted by GeorgeMaris
...Education and prevention are the best ways to fight against HIV/AIDS. The stigma and prejudices that are associated with living with HIV Read more »

Hiv Positive Public Educators wanted*

Posted by AIDS2HIV
...looking for positive people who are willing to actively educate thier communities with a brutally honest, accurate message of education and prevention. We are NOT looking for someone to hand out the government message. Candidate must be able to... Read more »

up date on my hiv education class

Posted by Brandy, 2 Replies
...everyone who gave me in put on my essay I wrote to get into the class.................. GUESS WHAT???????????? Im now ceritfied to educate in schools and recovery centers here in oklahoma........ is that cool or what???? I just got it in the... Read more »

Looking For Young HIV+ Woman for Educational Video

Posted by Anonymous
...Human Relations Media (HRMVIDEO.COM), one of the nations leading producers of educational media, is looking for a young HIV+ woman to talk with teenagers as part of roundtable discussion for an HIV/AIDS Video. Please Read more »