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Hiv Estimates For African Americans

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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,
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Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accomplish Future President Obama's plan to combat HIV/AIDS, not only worldwide, but domestically as well.Dr. BobHIV/AIDS Among African AmericansAugust 2008In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At... 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
...HIV/AIDS platform includes both domestic and global components. I'll post his plan below.On August 2, the CDC greatly increased its estimate of the number of new HIV infections in the U.S. each year from 40,000 to 56,000! Both candidates... Read more »

I DARE YOU TO POST THIS

This is basically it Dr. Bob. dont be scared of this now. After countless hours and massive research for a very long time (enough to be an understudy);I with others have come to the conclusion THAT if you are are in a developed country as a well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...severity of the threat and where to get information about HIV/AIDS and it will target populations most severely at risk, such as African Americans and Latinos. Hopefully, as this science-based factual information campaign rolls out it will allow... Read more »

Kindly Please have an explaination for this topic.

The article 'HIV Incidence' http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/surveillance/incidence.htm said that 'New technology and methodology developed by CDC show that the incidence of HIV in the United States is higher than was previously known. ' Could you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...their risk," she said.Dr. Kevin A. Fenton, who directs H.I.V. prevention efforts at the agency, said, "C.D.C.'s new incidence estimates reveal that the H.I.V. epidemic is and has been worse than previously known." A separate historical trend... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Heightened National Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

... As the impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans has grown over time, so have the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) efforts to address it. We are highly committed Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

A Critical Lens on the African-American Church and HIV

...shape the course charted by the new White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Several studies have estimated the replacement costs of the social services offered by churches. An Urban Institute study of FBOs in five... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fighting HIV Among African Americans

...well-being and potential of African American men and women of all ages in the United States. Yet as the impact of the epidemic among African Americans has grown, so has the nation's response. With new voices in the community speaking out and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections and Associated Costs Attributable to Syphilis Coinfection Among African Americans

...African Americans suffer disproportionate morbidity and mortality from a variety of preventable and treatable health conditions, including cancer, Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

Full Blown Black Woman. Lookin for friends.

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...years. Considering I am only in my early 30's. So I have lost out on so much in life yet I have gained alot. Im a professional african american woman who manages to work full time and run a business. Just lookin to really connect with some... Read more »

THIS IS UNREAL!

Posted by Parrothead, 5 Replies
...as I see the crap. I've been thinking, and I bet that a vast majority of Paul King's followers are, more than likely, HIV+. I believe this because... if they truly believe that they can't catch HIV from sex, then that would mean that they... Read more »

Real Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
...sex or other safe and low -no risk activity?? Further more the concentration of this disease is very heavily weighted in the African American and Hispanic communities. we KNOW how the disease is spread-if the tip of the penis is covered-it does... Read more »