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HIV+ Women in San Francisco Needed for Focus Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We Need Your Help!
HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN AND WOMEN
In San Francisco and New York

LOOKING FOR HIV-POSITIVE MEN AND WOMEN TO BE IN A DISCUSSION GROUP AS PART OF A RESEARCH STUDY TO DEVELOP NEW MESSAGES ABOUT HIV. QUALIFIED MEN AND WOMEN... Read more »

Online Focus Group Discussion

Posted by southpolplus
Hello All,

We only need 7 more people to make this project successful! Help us out! Even more would be great!

NO/AIDS Task Force invites you to help with a program by name SouthPOL+ (www.southpolplus.com). This program is looking for MSM (men who... Read more »

Online Anonymous Focus Group Discussion

Posted by southpolplus
Hello All,

We only need 7 more people to make this project successful! Help us out! Even more would be great!

NO/AIDS Task Force invites you to help with a program by name SouthPOL+ (www.southpolplus.com). This program is looking for MSM (men who... Read more »

Focus Group $

Posted by Anonymous
Are you HIV+? Focus Pointe, a leading marketing research firm, is conducting a study on AIDS and will pay you for about 30 minutes of your time. (Names and personal information will remain confidential.) We are conveniently located in downtown... Read more »

Looking for a focus group in NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Do you have Herpes and live in New York City?

Are you between the ages of 18-50, have had Herpes for at least 9 months and would be willing spend an hour to share your experiences with me in a confidential environment?

If so, please call me at 212... Read more »
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Working Out With HIV/AIDS and trying to focus on living life

Hi, I was wondering about working out with HIV. I've been pos since probably late 90's and a history of crypto meningitis in 2005. I am also a MC veteran so I have received a lot of counseling. When I was admitted in the hospital my cd4...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Hello and thanks for writing! Your focused work at physical recovery is impressive and the results are clearly evident. As you probably intuitively know, such physical exercise is really good for emotions and mood as well. People just feel better... Read more »

Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Steve,Your HIV-acquisition is extremely low. I would very strongly doubt you have subtype O infection, even though it is endemic in West Africa. Should you continue to worry, subtype O screening is now available (see below). I'm pleased... Read more »

Should I enter a therapy group?

I have only been w/ my partner for 1 year, and will always keep him #1, but he has difficulty talking about his POS status. I'm NEG, but I go into depression thinking about how much time he has, often seeing him tired, and depressed himself....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
From the sound of your message, you are having some difficulty with his HIV status too. You are preoccupied with what happened in the past. You would be much better served by focusing on the present and how best to move forward. You should get... Read more »

group o

hi . its hiv group o. im pretty sure. that is what is causeing the lipo, and its not showing on the test. i did test for hiv 1 and 2 , but not o. i just now did test for group o. please tell me what you think. i would like to know why you do not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi jon,I'm assuming since HIV-2 didn't pan out, you're now fixated on group O. I guess that shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who's followed your angst-filled story to date. (See below.)Why don't I think you have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Groups' HIV Expo Focuses on African Americans

HIV/AIDS' impact on the black community was the topic of a six-hour expo held Sept. 11 at the Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center on Chicago's South Side. Funded through an educational grant from drug maker Merck, the event was hosted by the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dominican Republic Group Focuses on HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, Treatment

In this RH Reality Check blog post, Mandy Van Deven, online administrator for International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR), discusses how PROFAMILIA-Dominican Republic, an IPPF/WHR member association, "has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Group Focuses on Relatives of HIV-Positive People

Since 1985, an Illinois nonprofit has helped those with HIV by supporting their loved ones with a broad range of legal and psychosocial services. With a focus on the unique needs of parents and children, Families' and Children's AIDS Network (FCAN)... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Government Continuing Focus on HIV Prevention, Treatment, Amid Calls From Groups to Do More

"Uganda continues to fall short of achieving its goal of ensuring that 80 percent of people living with HIV receive antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) by 2015, according to the Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)," PlusNews reports. "Some 62 percent of those... Read more »