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Hiv Medical Information

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

The state House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be informed if the patient had hepatitis or HIV. However, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Should Enforce Federal Law That Abstinence Education Programs Teach "Medically Accurate" Information, ACLU Letter Says

The American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States and Advocates for Youth on Thursday sent a letter to HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt saying that the agency should enforce a federal... Read more »
Project Inform

Getting Informed About HIV

What Is HIV Disease? Simply put, HIV disease is a disease of the immune system, although it can affect other parts of the body like the brain or kidneys. HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) causes disease because it gets into immune cells --... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can department of health & human services harrass me for medical information?

My bf was tested HIV positive, I was HIV negative and one day I got several calls from someone from the Department of Health & Human services and they threatened to go to my workplace and home for a visit. Can they do that and do i have to tell...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You don't mention what state you live in. Some states (such as New York) do follow up with the partners of anyone who tests positive. Their visit does not represent a threat; they're trying to make sure that you protect yourself and that... Read more »

INDETERMINATE HIV RESULT( updated EXTRA information with less grammar errors)? (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Thank you for being here and I pray to GOD you stay handsome and healthy forever. Hope you remember me the bird shit guy who got 'it' from heaven. I have made 4 donations to date and have received an extra dose good karma from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Burd-Turd-Guy,Medically speaking, no, no further HIV testing is warranted. An invalid/indeterminate result followed by a negative finger-prick rapid test the same day would conclusively indicate a negative HIV test result. If my reassurance is... Read more »

what are the ethical rules concerning the amount of time a dr. can wait before sharing my medical information with me?

Dear Dr. Bob:I've been hiv positive since 1994. i'm doing well with cd4s in the 4-500 range and am non-detectable. two weeks ago i came down with night sweats, fever, and chills so bad i did not sleep for a week. a week ago they found...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Are you wrong to assume you are entitled to your test results sooner than what you've been experiencing? No, absolutely not. I'm amazed Dr. Slowpoke is still in business. You can complain to your state medical board's division of... Read more »

Handling Emergency Medical Information

I am a social worker, and work with individuals with mental retardation / developmental disabilities. I have an HIV+ client that attends our sheltered workshop. For all attendees, we keep an emergency medical form, which lists diagnoses and...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Excellent question. And you do not need to list any of your client's HIV information, because the answer to the question, "What should people do differently if they knew?" is "Nothing." If your client is bleeding, that blood... Read more »
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Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
Manager, Center for HIV Information

Position Description
The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with a remarkably successful track record for developing key information resources on... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
Recruitment to Open for Peptide T Anti-Viral Trial

(Contact Diane Cenko, HIVCARE Client Outreach Coordinator, 415-353-6215 or 6259)

San Francisco, Calif. - February, 2001 -- A phase II study of Peptide T to evaluate its... Read more »

Much Needed Information

Posted by LadyLuck, 1 Reply
If someone is HIV positive how many medications are given? And if someone is exposed to HIV in the workplace will they be prescribed HIV meds for 10days with a refill? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS

March 2005
HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview
AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide epidemic. AIDS is caused by HIV... Read more »