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Latino HIV+ looking for pen pals in NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi: I am a 23-yr-old latino who has recently found out about my status. I am looking for pen pals to share this new chapter in my life because, frankly, I am still confused and scared about this new experience. If you are poz and like to talk,... Read more »

Email Pen Pal Group for HIV + Gay Men

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear readers, I am writing to you on behalf of my partner. I would like to know if anyone knows of a safe, secure and non-sexual email pen-palgroup website site where gay men with HIVAIDS can correspondend with each other. He is basically alone all... Read more »

Looking for Pen Pal for My Friend

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

My name is Pam and I have a friend in jail. He is HIV positive and he is wanting someone to write to. He has many thoughts, concerns, and just wants to share with somone who can understand the same thing he is going through,someone who is HIV... Read more »

Pen Pals, anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello! My name is Roscoe, and I have been HIV+ since 1982. I have done very well with the disease up until 2002, when I developed Kaposi's Sarcoma, and it has really affected my body in unexpected ways. I am currently on DOXIL and taxol... Read more »

Looking for pen pals

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello, I'm a French guy living in France, I'm 39 and in good shape. I tested positive 9 years ago and wish to write to similar. I'm in a stable long term relationship with an hiv- partner, I've always worked. But now I feel the need to share exactly... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Pen Pal Program Helps Chinese Youths Affected by AIDS

This article was reported by the Christian Science Monitor . The Christian Science Monitor recently described the impact of the China AIDS Fund's (CAF) programs for HIV-infected children in China's Henan Province and their young U.S. pen pals.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Second New York Hospital Warns Patients About Potential HIV, Hepatitis Exposure From Insulin Pens

Olean General Hospital is the second western New York hospital to notify patients that they may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis through the improper sharing of insulin pens. The hospital says it is mailing letters recommending blood screening... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens

CDC has issued a new clinical reminder that using insulin pens on more than one person puts patients at risk for blood-borne infections such as hepatitis and HIV. Pens containing multiple doses of insulin are meant for use on a single patient only,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ambassador Goosby Pens Last Blog Post as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

"It is with a degree of sadness but also an enormous debt of gratitude that I post my final blog as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and head of the Office of Global Health Diplomacy," Ambassador Eric Goosby writes in the State Department's "DipNote "... Read more »