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Hiv And Confidentiality Among Youth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

... Young people in the United States are at persistent risk for HIV infection. This risk is especially notable for youth of minority races and ethnicities. Continual prevention outreach and education efforts, including programs on abstinence and delaying the initiation of sex, are required as
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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
...Hi Cyber-Worried-Gal,Thank you. As I have frequently said, if we all just did our part, we could stop AIDS cold in its tracks! Even though HIV/AIDS remains 100% fatal, it is also 100% preventable! I find it unfortunate that so many Read more »

$100 QTND- I came to the point where I don't want to wake up in the morning-

If a person who is HIV+ open mouth kisses someone AND has a big cut on their lip, can this contract HIV to the Negative HIV person.I can't eat, sleep or even work, I don't want to wake up in the morning. I kissed this HIV+ gay man (I am a woman) for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello "Stacy,"Strangely enough you and Manny (see below) both have worries about kissing an HIV+ gay man with a cut on the lip. You both have a tongue piercing and you both have oral herpes. My, my, my, what a shocking coincidence, Read more »

Does this look like a syringe in his pants?

I was making out with this guy (the one on the left) and noticed something sticking out of his pants. Copy and paste the link BUT PLEASE DON'T POST ON THE SITE!!! For confidential reasons. It looked like a syringe and this man is known to be HIV+....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dr. FrascinoHello,Actually, it wasn't a vacation, but thanks I still had an excellent time!Turning now to your question, HIV/AIDS is not transmitted by casual contact, which includes sharing straws, sodas and saliva! Period! See below.Thanks for... Read more »

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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the nightmare bearable." Personally I use all four money, rage, science and humor!As for volunteer opportunities to promote HIV/AIDS awareness and education, my foundation does not have any active programs in the Jacksonville area at this time.... Read more »
Articles
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Telephone vs. Face-to-Face Notification of HIV Results in High-Risk Youth

...examines the possible differences between telephone notification vs. face-to-face notification of HIV test results for high-risk youth. All outreach testing sites were within the Portland, OR, metropolitan area. Organizations and individuals... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Youth in East Africa Seeking HIV Tests

...As East Africa AIDS experts encourage more young people to seek voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV, a new study conducted by the Population Council in Uganda and Kenya says that they have a key ally -- the youth themselves. Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Confidentiality and HIV Testing

...your life dramatically. Early medical attention and treatment can be the first step to a longer life and delaying the onset of AIDS. Leading a healthy lifestyle can help prevent life-threatening conditions. Practice safer sex with partners and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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HIV+ women? Confidential phone study $50.

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Market Read more »

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HIV+? Nationwide confidential phone survey - $50

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Read more »

Free seminar in Los Angeles

Posted by LifeGroupLA
...a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being. ... Read more »