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Hiv Black Women Leading Cause Of Death

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term, confdential, name-based HIV reporting. In 2006, blacks accounted for nearly half (45%)
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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
...abstinence-only education."Finally we have a president who gets it," said California Rep. Barbara Lee , chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and author of legislation (HR 1551) aimed at providing more comprehensive sex and disease... 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
...leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health disparities by addressing differences in access to health coverage and... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...abstinence-only education."Finally we have a president who gets it," said California Rep. Barbara Lee , chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and author of legislation (HR 1551) aimed at providing more comprehensive sex and disease... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...abstinence-only education. "Finally we have a president who gets it," said California Rep. Barbara Lee , chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and author of legislation (HR 1551) aimed at providing more comprehensive sex and disease... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

African-American Women Leaders Urge Obama to Target Black Women in National AIDS Strategy

...month at a conference in Washington to discuss how the National AIDS Strategy (NAS) could best address the specific needs of black women. HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women ages 25-34, but these women are "rarely... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

Tell HHS That Black Women Openly Living With HIV/AIDS Should Be Represented on PACHA

... Washington, D.C. -- The National Black Women HIV/AIDS Network is asking you to sign onto a letter to the United States Department of Health and Human Services regarding Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Greater Empowerment for Black Women

...promotes greater awareness for women of how to keep from becoming infected with HIV. This exercise is particularly important for Black women because while most Black people know the facts about HIV, many times we don't act as if we know. ... Read more »
Positive Women's Network USA

Women Living With HIV Launch Human Rights Survey; Call for Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Services With HIV Services to Address Epidemic Among Women

...HIV/AIDS Strategy, declare HIV an urgent crisis facing women and demand, the immediate appointment of an openly HIV-positive Black woman to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Events will occur in locations as diverse as... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Wolitski said in a telephone interview. The CDC report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
... Project Inform formed After watching desperate friends and acquaintances self-medicate with alternative therapies and black-market drugs from Mexico, Martin Delaney, forms Project Inform to share information and accelerate advances in... Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death The Associated Press By MARIA CHENG November 27, 2006 You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket Read more »

Can't take it anymore, self testing tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...It was breast secretions on my penis during a handjob from sex worker with unknown status, however, knowing my luck, she is HIV + and even though the risk per exposure is very low, I probably already have it. The next day I had a very mild sore... Read more »