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Hiv Food Health

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: HIV-Positive Women Grow Own Food to Improve Their Health

Malawi's Coalition of Women Living with HIV/AIDS is encouraging HIV-infected women to grow their own food as a way to meet basic health needs and combat poor nutrition. More than half of adults with HIV in Malawi are women. Studies show that a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya HIV Families Torn Between Health or Food

Many poor HIV/AIDS patients in Kenya are struggling with food security issues that threaten their health, experts say. Annual inflation in Kenya is about 20 percent, and wages have not kept pace. Staple food prices in 2011 were almost twice their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Healthful Food Could Be Key in Treatment: HIV/AIDS

HIV patients who have inadequate access to nutritious food are more likely to face hospitalizations and emergency room (ER) visits than those who have enough to eat, according to a recent study. In San Francisco, 56 percent of HIV-positive patients... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Food and exercise to improve the quality of a HIV life

hi, I have a friend who has recently discovered that he has aids. he does not place much emphasis on hygiene or health. he takes drugs, parties hard and sometimes does not sleep for days. what can i recommend to him to improve his quality of life in...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It does not sound like anything you tell him will be effective. However,there is no magic here. He should do what his mother would tell him to do. Eat 3 times per day a well balanced diet high in vegetables and fruit. He should exercise aerobically... Read more »

preparing food for the public when HIV infected

Are there rules governing HIV infected employees from handling food that is served to the public? ...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Here in L.A. we have a City Councilperson who proposes a law every year that would prohibit HIV-positive people from handling food. It goes down in flames every year, because it's not based on medical fact. Restaurants are governed by public... Read more »

HIV oral warts from eating shared food?

I have a friend who has genital warts, we went out to eat/drink and she ate some fries then decided she had had enough and gave the rest to me. Is there any possible way I may have caught HIV from her??? I'm really worried about it. High...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,HIV is not transmitted via casual contact like this.In health,Richard... Read more »

HIV positive in the food service industry

I am the Human Resources Manager for a food service franchise owner in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. One of our managers in one of the restaurants was just diagnosed as HIV positive. This situation is new to me. I need to know everything regarding...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Good news: you already know a lot of what you need to know. You already have policies in place concerning handwashing and care of wounds so that germs, blood and food do not come into contact. And because the person is a manager, not a cook, the... Read more »
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7/23, Washington, DC: AIDS 2012 - Satellite on food & nutrition support in HIV care

Posted by wfppsn
Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health and the World Food Programme cordially invite you to attend the IAS 2012 satellite Showing the Impact of Food Assistance and Nutrition Support in HIV Care.

Date: July 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Locati... Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6

The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.

It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.

Th... Read more »

online health food stores/Norvir

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My spouse is taking the liquid Norvir and cannot tolerate the taste. We have been buying empty gelatin capsules, filling them with the liquid Norvir. We would like to search for a cheaper price on these empty capsules. Any help would be greatly... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »