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Hiv Testing Requirements Boxing

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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.
As far as I know, in the 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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Cut from HIV Test box (Donation?)

Hello Mr Glenn, I have looked through the forum and found nothing like my situation. I have also... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Drops Pretest Counseling, Written Consent Requirements for HIV Testing; Verbal Consent Required

San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to require only verbal consent for public clinics and hospitals to administer HIV tests, dropping the requirements for written consent and pretest counseling in hopes of making the... Read more »
AIDS.gov

A Box of Tools for National HIV Testing Day 2011

This is the season for toolboxes. Sunday was Father's Day -- and tools are a popular gift for dads. Summer is the time when many of us pull out our toolboxes to work on home improvement or hobby projects. So that got us thinking about the "tools"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fourth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive But Unrelated to Other Three Cases; Bill to Require More Testing Set Aside

A fourth pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, although the case is unrelated to three other adult film actors who tested positive last month, Reuters reports. A transsexual actor who goes by the stage name Jennifer on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Law Requiring HIV Tests for Convicted Sex Workers, Solicitors Fails to Slow Spread of HIV Because It Is Not Enforced, Editorial Says

A Utah state law that requires convicted commercial sex workers and solicitors of commercial sex to be tested for HIV and makes sex work and solicitation a "felony offense for repeat offenders who were aware they had tested positive for HIV" could... Read more »
Connect With Others

Fresh out of the box...

Posted by renevatio, 2 Replies
Hello all.

I was diagnosed on July 20, with confirmation on the 22nd via WB.


I was headed to Hawaii the following morning of my test. So you can imagine the plane ride over. Ugh. The good news was that I got to kinda put off some of the pain in a... Read more »

Tommy Morison boxing champ?

Posted by smilingwil, 3 Replies
I know this forum is not really sports oriented but figured this is another highly debatable topic regarding HIV, that many members might be able to shine some light on. It's about former heavy weight champion boxer Tommy Morrison. Tommy was one of... Read more »

avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »

please help! fair judgement required!

Posted by amrit, 3 Replies
Hello guys and gals :)
Here is my story that gives me panik 2 months allready.
just as most people i was stupid! and how much stupid!!!
I visited cambodia that is one of the most hiv infected countries in the east and i had a crush on cambodian girls.
i... Read more »