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Hiv In A Public Gym Or Health Club

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. County Supervisors Order Health Officials to Strengthen HIV, STD Prevention Programs in Bathhouses, Sex Clubs

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to support a motion requiring county public health officials to strengthen sexually transmitted disease prevention efforts among men who have sex with men at bathhouses and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Health Officials Consider Regulations for Bathhouses, Sex Clubs

Los Angeles County public health officials have scheduled a meeting with the owners of area bathhouses and sex clubs to discuss options for strengthening HIV prevention efforts, the Los Angeles Times reports (Bernstein, Los Angeles Times ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nine California Bathhouses, Sex Clubs Oppose New Health Regulations

Nine California bathhouses and sex clubs in Los Angeles County on March 3 filed a lawsuit in the county's Superior Court seeking exemption from new county regulations on commercial sex venues, the Los Angeles Times reports (Lin, Los Angeles... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV from menstrual blood on gym equipment

Hi Dr. Bob. First off let me see that you're website is such a blessing, I am living in a small (very small, hick if you will, southern town -my husband's idea) but one of my HIV + friends turned me on to your website before I moved from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,They "closed the gym indefinitely because of the scandal." YIKES! No doubt HIV ignorance, stigma and hysteria are alive and well in Small Town, U.S.A. If any of the small-minded folks living in Small Town, U.S.A. had had even the most... Read more »

Is a club really just a club?! Super donation to super questions!!

Here's my situation, Dr. I'm turning 26 this week, and I used to have a wonderful lively life, but for the past 2 years I have had EXTREME HIV anxiety/fear! I have gone so far as to train myself to not use public restrooms..unless...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Is a club really just a club? Yep!Is there any HIV risk at a club? Sure, if you happen to have unprotected sex with someone who is HIV positive while bopping to the beat.Can you acquire HIV by being scratched by a finger nail? Nope.Can you... Read more »

Injury in a sex club

Dear Doc Bob,First, thanks for speaking out for the desperately needed healthcare reform. Even though I try to explain the reform to everyone near me, the voice from a medical professional like yourself is going to be louder and heard by more. Now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You slipped in a sex club shower and gashed your head on the tile floor??? YIKES! I'll bet that caused some excitement. Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, relax Max. It's essentially nonexistent. You're correct in assuming that... Read more »

Is it safe to join health club?

I am of 43 years, on second line [Tab. Tavin-L (Lamivudine & Tenolovir) and Tab. Atazor-R (Atazanavir & Ritonavir) since December 2011. Presently my health is okay but I lost fat in the body whereas recently deteriorated the obesity problem....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I think an exercise program at the gym is a wonderful idea. You are unlikely to gain fat, but muscle tone and cardiovascular status would likely be improved.... Read more »
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How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
I am retired due to hiv/aids and other conditions. I am too sick to work but not sick enough to die. I want to move somewhere in the US (or even out of country if that's possible anymore). I make about 58.000 USD per year on SSDI + disability... Read more »

The Dallas Buyers Club movie

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
Just saw this movie and I thought it was great. It is a true story about when Aids and Azt first started coming out. I would reccomend it to everyone to see. Read more »