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Hiv In African American Men

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Get the Facts
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,
Ask the Experts

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
...politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come up fairly frequently in this forum, particularly with the... Read more »

What about African KS?

Why aren't we seeing large cases of KS with African AIDS like we initially saw with gay men in the early years of AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...When you mention African KS, are you referring to KS on the continent of Africa or KS among African-Americans. In Africa, KS is quite common. Read more »

BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Office of Minority Health-Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative. I would also contact the nearest AIDS Foundation or public health department for an African-American AIDS Service Organization located in your area. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Conspiracy Beliefs About HIV Are Related to Antiretroviral Treatment Nonadherence Among African-American Men With HIV

... The high prevalence of medical mistrust among African Americans may affect health care behaviors such as adherence to antiretroviral therapy. The current study investigated whether a specific Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: The Associations of Binge Alcohol Use With HIV/STI Risk and Diagnosis Among Heterosexual African-American Men

...between illicit drug use and HIV/STI offer insight into the disproportionate rates of HIV/STI among heterosexual African-American men, much less research has been conducted to examine the associations between binge drinking and these diseases in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk Behaviors Among African American Men in Los Angeles County Who Self-Identify as Heterosexual

...The current study examines risk behaviors in a case-control study of 90 HIV-infected and 272 uninfected African American men in Los Angeles County who self-identified as heterosexual. Thirty-one percent of the infected men and sixteen percent of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS, Ad Council Launch National PSA Campaign Urging Young African-American Men to Be Tested for HIV

...infected with HIV in the United States are under age 25, and experts believe that 67% of new AIDS cases among teenagers occur among African Americans. "President Bush has aggressively supported increased access to prevention and treatment... Read more »
Connect With Others

Money for a photo shoot

Posted by katherineD, 1 Reply
...preferable that the person has NOT modeled for an HIV medication already. Men- African America, Caucasian and Hispanic Women- African American WHAT One ad is a testimonial for Atripla, so the people in it need to be currently taking Atripla.... Read more »

Conducting a survey

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello Im conducting a survey and would like anyone that can relate to contact me. My research is on african americans (women or men) and how they have the highest rate of being infected with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Now I prefer an african american Read more »

Looking for Real People with HIV for Photo Shoot in Atlanta

Posted by talentsoup
...for an HIV drug and the ads will target health care professionals. We are looking for Caucasian, African-American and Hispanic men and women ages 30-40, to participate in the photo shoot for the ads. Here are the details about the photo shoot and... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »