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Hiv Effect In The Urban Community

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects and Generalizability of Communally Oriented HIV/AIDS Prevention Versus General Health Promotion Groups for Single, Inner-City Women in Urban Clinics

Women living in inner cities in the United States are the fastest growing segment of individuals infected with HIV. There is an urgent demand for development of intervention programs aimed at these target populations. Because there is no vaccine for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Design of a Community-Based Study of Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV and Infertility in an Urban Area of Northern Tanzania

The researchers in this report sought to describe the design of a community-based study of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV and infertility in northern Tanzania. A two-stage sampling design was used to select households. Eligible women and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scope of Rapid HIV Testing in Private Nonprofit Urban Community Health Settings in the United States

To assess the extent of rapid HIV test availability outside the U.S. public health system, the authors examined testing patterns in a multi-stage national random sample of private, nonprofit, urban community clinics and community-based... Read more »
Ask the Experts

It isn't Urban Legend, Dr., it happened (URBAN LEGEND, 2010)

Hi,So here I am in a grocery store, and I pick up a basket (not cart) shop, and go on my way. It was snowing and I had my goold ole Isotoner gloves on the whole time. However, I get in the car, take off my gloves so I can grab the wheel and notice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You wrote: ". . . I thought 'oh, you're kidding me, right?'" Well, as it turns out, I had exactly the same thought when I read your post!You also wrote: "I figure this question is no worse than the people who worry... Read more »

syringe with hiv positive blood in payphone slots????? (URBAN LEGENDS)

Dr. iam really concerned as ive heard that there are people who have gotten hiv from payphone this true or mere legend.Iam homeless and constantly look for loose change in payphone slots.Iam afraid of this and need your comfort and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV from payphone slots occurs at the same rate as HIV from needles stuck in movie theater seats, which in turn occurs at exactly the same rate that brilliant, scientifically-sound ideas pop into Dubya's brain. That is to say this never ever... Read more »

HIV from needlestick? but unsure if there was puncture wound. (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2009)

Hello Doctor. I live in the UK.I have a question which you may have answered before....but I want to be a bit more specfic. I was out in a really crowded dance club once and while walking through the crowd, felt a sharp prick on my hand. It was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Here we go again. Urban legend #13: The psychopathic syringe-wielding lunatic randomly stabbing club kids with HIV-tainted needles as they bop to the beat. Your HIV risk is nonexistent. (See below.)Dr. Bob is this a sign of HIV? (NEEDLE STICK)... Read more »


Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Nick,What you experienced was a mild anxiety-induced panic attack. Your fears about being pricked with an HIV-infected syringe at the rave are completely unwarranted. This is a fairly common worry among ravers! See below.Dr. BobPlease help..... Read more »
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Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities:

In preface I want you to understand how fortunate I feel to live
in the United States under the care of excellent physicians and
with access to the medications I need. I have spent many hours
wondering and... Read more »

Confidentiality Urban Legend

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently tested with my girlfriend because of a false rumor that she had claimed she had HIV both of us had negative results sheets, however, they didn't let us see each others results. I didn't think of it much at the time, until I heared the... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous

Minnesota AIDS Project seeks a full-time community affairs manager/lobbyist to be part of a mission-driven staff dedicated to stopping the HIV epidemic and enhancing the well being of those... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

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