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Hiv Positive Athletes

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Examines HIV-Positive Athletes in the Gay Games

The Chicago Tribune on Wednesday examined the challenges faced by HIV-positive athletes attending the Gay Games 2006 , which are being held from July 15 though July 22 in Chicago (Meyer, Chicago Tribune , 7/19). About 12,000 athletes from 100... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Case of HIV-Positive Canadian Football Player Refuels Debate Over HIV-Positive Professional Athletes, New York Times Reports

The case of an HIV-positive Canadian Football League player "has rekindled debate" over whether HIV-positive athletes "should be barred from competition," the New York Times reports. Trevis Smith, a seven-season veteran of the CFL's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington, D.C.: College Athletes Use Sports to Teach Kids About AIDS

Grassroot Project is a District-based program that teams up college athletes with local youth to provide them with the tools and information they need to prevent HIV/AIDS. "Sports are a way to break the ice and begin a serious discussion," said... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hiv and athletes

Hi Doc, just wondering if an Hiv positive should carry on with strenuous exercises like gymnasium workout or athletics related behaviour?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Absolutely! Exercise is healthy for everyone HIV positive or not. And besides, how else are we going to be able to look better naked?See you at the gym.Dr. Bob... Read more »

top athletes and hiv

I am 18 and just diagnosed positive. Was infected 1 month ago. Can i continue my career as a top international athlete (hard training) and what about medication?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Of course you can! HIV should not stop you from achieving your dreams. Just make sure that your HIV viral load is controlled and that you eat and rest properly.Let us know if you need anything!Nelson... Read more »

Athlete living with AIDS

Do you think that it is a good idea for an athlete who just found out that he was HIV positive, to continue to play football. Is it okay for his body, physically....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Yes, just don't get injured! And make sure you are on a healthy diet, train properly, get treated for the HIV.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

45 year old male athlete and WOO HOO

Dear Dr.,Before I had received back even my first negative ELISA test at 5 1/2 months I searched on how I could use this otherwise bad experience for good. I found a group here in the Denver area called HIV CareLink. I have been a support giver for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Athlete,If you've been a support giver for nearly two years, I'm absolutely positive you've made a difference! Yes, learning from our own mistakes is an excellent way to develop compassion when dealing with the mistakes of others!... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

LOOKING FOR HIV+ ATHLETES IN & NEAR NYC...

Posted by icastu
Logo is doing a search to find 3 charismatic, healthy and active male athletes to star in an upcoming Public Service Announcement airing on Logo only.
These athletes will be filmed talking about the passion they have for their sport and how living... Read more »

LOOKING FOR HIV+ ATHLETES IN & NEAR NYC...

Posted by icastu
Logo is doing a search to find 3 charismatic, healthy and active male athletes to star in an upcoming Public Service Announcement airing on Logo only.
These athletes will be filmed talking about the passion they have for their sport and how living... Read more »