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fmr Heavyweight world boxing champion Tommy Morrison still boxing

Hi Dr,l am a sports nut and recently contracted hiv, l read in the papers that rocky 4 star and boxing champion tommy morrison boxed a few months ago in mexico and won by ko after being banned for life in america for having hiv in 1996... how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...has already snuffed out over 25 million lives. An additional 7,000 will die today. It's unfortunate so many people don't see HIV/AIDS as a problem until the virus finds them or a loved one. Yes Russell, I'm sure you do "wish we could find a cure... Read more »

Re: Boxing

It's too bad you couldn't find much interest in the sport of boxing...Two half-naked men fighting over a belt and a purse! What's not to love? And there's even a small amount of Vaseline involved. ;-)
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bobfmr Heavyweight world boxing champion Tommy Morrison still boxingAug 22, 2008 Hi Dr, l am a sports nut and recently contracted hiv, l read in the papers that rocky 4 star and boxing champion tommy morrison boxed a few months ago in mexico and... Read more »

Tommy Morrison boxer HIV negative?

read an article concerning tommy morrison, a pro boxer who tested positive for hiv back in the mid 90s.the paper now reports tomy is cleared to box because all testing on him is now negative. Has he been cured? I thought no matter if your vl is...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
... Tommy Morrison retired from boxing in 1995 because of a positive HIV test performed by the Nevada Athletic Commission before a scheduled fight. He re-emerged in 2006 after finding that the 1995 Read more »

Are certain professionals required to have HIV tests?

A guy I was dating (a semi-pro basketball player for the International Basketball Association)said that HIV testing was standard in the physical for eligibility. Is this true? I believed him and after a 6 month, supposedly monogomous relationship,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...brouhaha that resulted when Magic Johnson made his famous disclosure in 1991, the US professional basketball association obtained HIV education and determined that HIV infection was not an adequate reason to bar someone from professional... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bill to Simplify HIV Testing Consent in New York Does Not Go Far Enough, Some Advocates Say

...legislation because the paperwork it still requires could pose a barrier for minorities, who are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. The groups say the permission requirement should be removed altogether. The legislation would require... Read more »
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The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

... Table of Contents Introduction Obstacles to the Implementation of Routine HIV Testing in the U.S. New Technologies in HIV Testing HIV Testing Requirements: Opt-In, Opt-Out and Counseling Improving Read more »
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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...HIV epidemic increasingly is affecting populations with the highest rates of curable STDs, the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention (CHAC) recommended the following: Early detection and treatment of curable STDs should... Read more »
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...all, pharmaceutical companies already provide some level of patient assistance to individuals who are unable to afford their HIV medications. These are typically for uninsured patients only and those who qualify financially. Qualifications vary... Read more »
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Fresh out of the box...

Posted by renevatio, 2 Replies
...again at the possibility of re-marriage. Finding someone that not only matches my interests and life-path, but now also my HIV status seems daunting, if not completely unattainable. But I am aware that I am getting ahead of myself...forgive me... Read more »

Still in shock & worried about specialist meeting

Posted by madisongurl, 4 Replies
...to discuss my test results ( I Took everything because we were planning on having a child). Everything came back fine except HIV turned positive. This doesn't make sense, and I pray my boyfriend is negative (but he's in shock and won't go to get... Read more »

Home Access testing??

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Hi all..well I finally did it, my 9 month Hiv test..3 month was negative, but I am having my doubts. I did a Home Access test were you prick your finger and mail(fed ex) it Read more »

"WHAT WOULD YOU DO"

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...suffering from a mild dry cough,lack of appetite, slight fatigue. and my last elisa test was may 05(neg) i ordered one of those hiv home kits(arrived today)... and im scared shitless to even look at it....ive been stareing at this box for... Read more »