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Hiv Positive African American Men And Women And The Media

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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

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Are women especially vulnerable to HIV? In Western countries, women are four times more... Read more »

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a vector, developed from an adenovirus type 5 (Ad5) that causes the common cold. The vaccine was designed to stimulate cell-mediated immunity, in which T cellsmajor players in immune functiontarget and kill cells that are already infected with... Read more »

when we can expect first therupetic vaccine to come in market?

i have been on meds for almost 2 weeks and feel as if its already been decade popping up that poison every day,it makes me feel depressed and sick, recently i read about developements in field of immunotherapy and therupetic vaccines of different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a vector, developed from an adenovirus type 5 (Ad5) that causes the common cold. The vaccine was designed to stimulate cell-mediated immunity, in which T cells -- major players in immune function -- target and kill cells that are already infected... Read more »

31 billion! And angels our watching

If we can as a society work to help improve this world and make it better for future generations we have succeeded in the most difficult and most important job known to man....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Blessing ... after all. Plus, why disregard or disrespect my email message, thus allow me, a monetary lacking-little lower-class African American Black man with spiritually rich ideas, be your Rock of Offense & BIG STUMBLING BLOCK? Trust me, the... Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

...ages 24-35. Black men who have sex with men (MSM) have the highest HIV rate among all racial groups of MSM. Overall, while African Americans make up a mere 14 percent of the overall U.S. population, they account for more than half of all new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Heightened National Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

... As the impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans has grown over time, so have the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) efforts to address it. We are highly committed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact Sheet: Refocusing National Attention on the HIV Crisis in the United States

...which are scheduled to run concurrently. Each phase, with its own unique objectives and target audiences, will utilize mass media and direct-to-consumer communication channels to deliver important HIV prevention messages in a manner... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Cleared for Takeoff: What Ending the HIV Travel Ban Means for Black Americans

...someone dies of AIDS, they're really dying of poverty, racism, homo-hatred, stigma around substance abuse and no health care. African Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population and [almost] 50 percent of the AIDS population. Lifting the... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...44. By 1996, it would no longer be the leading cause of death for all Americans in this age group, but would rank first among African Americans and third among women aged 25 to 44. Rapper Eazy-E dies of AIDS A member of the seminal gangsta... Read more »

new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 13 Replies
I asked the forum to take off the gay men and just put men so people will stop thinking about people being gay. we need to stop this when people use gay some people are judgemental and turn away when we need to educate people this is not a gay... Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »