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Hiv In Kids Articles

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Caring for HIV-Negative Kids (and Yourself) in an "HIV Family"

Shana Cozad Angela Davey Jessica Mardis Rusti Miller-Hill What's it like to raise babies as a woman living with HIV? The past 15 years have brought studies that have shown, beyond a shadow of a doubt, just how low... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dallas Morning News Publishes Articles Examining Health Care Issues in Africa

The Dallas Morning News recently published a series of three articles about health care issues, including HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, in Africa. Headlines appear below. "African Health Care Crisis Dwarfs Relief Efforts " (Landers, Dallas... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

French Study Clears HAART of Cancer Link in Kids

There is no evidence that anti-HIV drugs cause cancer in adults. However, these medicines are taken by pregnant HIV positive women, and therefore could, in theory, have a negative effect on the fetus and, later, infant. This possibility arises for a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What kids need to hear.

Hello, my name is Kristina Emelie Re, and I'm writing an article for my school to encourage awareness. On 1 December, I was shocked to find that no one in my school had any idea what it meant. I had not attended that day, as my mother and I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your mission and paper are very important. I would refer you to our HIV forum for further information. This is the hepatitis forum.... Read more »

Will I be able to raise my kids?

Hi Dr. BobIf one were recently infected, what would be the chances of living 12 more years? I am a mother of two and was not infected through consensual sex. My children are only 7 and 8 years old and my heart is breaking. Everytime I look at them I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I can understand why your kids know "something is wrong with their mommy." What they are seeing is not HIV, but rather anxiety and depression! I'm glad you are seeing a counselor. You may need to see a psychiatrist (an MD), as you... Read more »

HIV can even penetrate healthy genital tissues? This article says so..

Hi Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. I found this article in the newspaper today. Chicago: Instead of infiltrating breaks in the skin, HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue, US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is new and very preliminary information. Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you informed as this story evolves or dissolves!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Previous article on Prostitutes with an HIV Positive client

Hey Doc, I read an article in POZ a few months ago concerning a trial where about 100 prostitutes had engaged in sex with their normal clients. 1 or more of these clients were HIV positive, the prostitutes were being tested & they remained...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not sure which specific article you are talking about, however I have heard about this issue. This is not my area of expertise, but my very "basic" and "simple" understanding of the issue is the following: There is evidence... Read more »
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Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Article on living with HIV

Posted by Ryan_Handy
Hello,

My name is Ryan Handy and I am journalist from Columbia University. I am writing an article that focuses on the lives of HIV patients, and discusses everything from dealing with side effects of HIV medications, to adjusting one's life style to... Read more »

Article on living with HIV

Posted by Ryan_Handy
Hello,

My name is Ryan Handy and I am journalist from Columbia University. I am writing an article that focuses on the lives of HIV patients, and discusses everything from dealing with side effects of HIV medications, to adjusting one's life style... Read more »

Media Request--Article on HIV+ Couples

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am currently writing an article for the magazine HIV Plus that is exploring whether HIV+ couples have safer sex and their concerns, if any, about superinfection and drug resistance. If you are in a relationship with another HIV+ man, I'd be... Read more »