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Hiv And Social Networking

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Accessing Social Networks With High Rates of Undiagnosed HIV Infection: The Social Networks Demonstration Project

The study authors "evaluated the use of social networks to reach persons with undiagnosed HIV infection in ethnic minority communities and link them to medical care and HIV prevention services." In seven cities, CDC funded nine community-based... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black MSM More Than Twice as Likely as Other MSM to Be HIV-Positive; Social Networks Effective for Testing, Studies Show

Black men who have sex with men in the United States are more than twice as likely to be HIV-positive as white and Latino MSM, according to a study published in the June 24 issue of CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , Reuters Health ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Officials Link Rise in Jefferson County HIV Cases to Growing Social Networking Trend

Health officials are seeing a rise in HIV cases in Jefferson County linked to risky sex and the many online and mobile phone applications that facilitate it. The county's HIV/AIDS population grew by 16 percent from Dec. 31, 2007, and March 31 this... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Social Stigma

I'm wondering what the common social problems are for people with AIDS. How can I expect the community to treat me once I reveal the fact that I have AIDS?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
There are not any "common social problems" but a host of potential issues that any individual may or may not have to face depending upon his or her individual coping style, support network and where he or she may live. Your question is... Read more »

in network with only 1 doctor

Yesterday June 17th, i found out through the home access test that i have a poz result for HIV. I called my insurance company to find a infectious disease doctor that is in my network. They only have one practice with 3 doctors practicing in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Im not sure where you are writing from, but what you need is an HIV/AIDS specialist. This might be an infectious disease specialist, immunologist, internist, or any of a number of other physicians who have considerable experience and training in... Read more »

Social and economic impact of HIV?

Dear Mrs. FranzoiMy name is David and i am 15. I fortunately do not have HIV but I was hoping you could help me understand HIV a little more. This is in connection with a school project. I know I could google this topic for answers but I would like...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
David,This forum is not the best place to get the answer to your question. I suggest you proceed with your Google option.... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you could take the time to answer my question. I am wondering what the impact of this virus can have of the social health of an individual. Thank you for...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Chris, Thank you for your question. I want to begin by saying that my response is based upon my experience of journeying with many women and men living with HIV/AIDS but in no way can include the variety of effects which the virus can have on... Read more »
Connect With Others

New free / nonprofit social networking site

Posted by theseeker
Hey all

There is a new site for hiv+, orgs, and friends. It is called - it seems to have potential... it is a little like myspace - and from what I hear they are making changes to make it even more so.

peace out! Read more »


Posted by Anonymous

Job Description: This is a new position at the BABES Network, responsible for overseeing the services provided by our agency. The Direct Services Manager will manage the day to day work of... Read more »

Minneapolis HIV+ Gay/Bi Men Social Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Positive Link is an social networking group for HIV+ Gay and Bi men. We have a Brunch on Saturday morning at 11 am and if you are interested in what we are all about or would like to check out brunch this week. You can email us at... Read more »

Social Events for HIV+ Heterosexual Men & Women

Posted by keithmk
Saturday, December 10, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM on E. 25th Street in Manhattan. Please join for us for our Potluck Social for HIV+ heterosexual men and women. It's a free event with food to share, games, and plenty of time to mix and mingle. All we ask is... Read more »