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Hiv Infection Among Teenagers

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HOW MANY TEENAGERS ARE INFECTED?

DOING RESEARCH PAPER ON HIV/AIDS AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW MANY TEENAGERS ACTUALLY HAVE HIV/AIDS?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question is complicated for several reasons, but it is an important one, so I will do my best to answer it.First of all (and this might be helpful for your paper), how do you define "teenager"? There are many definitions for that... Read more »

16 year old Teenager and Confuse

Dear Richard;My boyfriend told me he is HIV positive and I decided to stay with him because I love... Read more »

Teenager going crazy...could I be a hypochondriac?

IT has been 5 months since my sexual encounter where precum is the only possible way I can have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teenagers Now Hardest-Hit by HIV in Thailand

According to a health ministry study released Thursday, Thailand recorded 15,174 new HIV cases in 2006, 40 percent of whom were teenagers who contracted the virus sexually. In addition, 0.44 percent of pregnant women ages 15-19 were found to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 1,000 Chicago Teenagers Receive HIV Test at Annual Teen Test Day

More than 1,000 Chicago teenagers were tested for HIV on Saturday as part of the second annual Teen Test Day at the South Shore Cultural Center, the Chicago Tribune reports. Many of the teenagers said they are not sexually active but believed it... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Columnist Discusses Recent Findings on Teenage Condom Use, HIV Prevention

"In the past few months, we've experienced near hysteria over swine flu and almost constant media attention to scares about tainted food," syndicated columnist Marie Cocco writes in the Oregonian , adding, "These are genuine health hazards -- but... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut HIV/AIDS Advocates, Teenagers Call for Passage of Bill That Would Provide Grants for Comprehensive Sex Education

HIV/AIDS advocates and teenagers from Healthy Teens Connecticut on Wednesday in Connecticut rallied at the state capitol and called on lawmakers to pass a bill that would provide $500,000 in state grants for comprehensive sex education, the ... Read more »
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Telling my teenager

Posted by pecanqtee, 4 Replies
I have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »

advise for telling my teenage

Posted by masosa, 2 Replies
Anyone with advise on telling children. I haven't coped myself but people are taking my right to privacy and telling my story. I wanted to shelter her and my son a few more years but may be forced now. Help Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
hello there, a friend of mine gave me this site and I think this would be a big help for me...

I am 19 male from the Philippines and I just knew last May 23, 2006 that I am infected with HIV, as of now, I am the youngest among young adults who is... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
hello there, a friend of mine gave me this site and I think this would be a big help for me...

I am 19 male from the Philippines and I just knew last May 23, 2006 that I am infected with HIV, as of now, I am the youngest among young adults who is... Read more »