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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among all Hispanics/Latinos. The rate of new infections among Hispanic/Latino men was more than double that of white men (43/100,000 vs. 20/100,000). In 2006,...
Ask the Experts

Believing the No problem here propaganda

Good Doctor,I just wanted to write to you and your readers and let them know not to buy in to the many recent articles out there that suggest that HIV is that gay and black disease. Ive been reading too many articles that have indirectly implied...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your comments. I believe the journalists of whom you speak are missing the critical point. The flurry of news reports stems from a recent Read more »

Can anemics contract HIV?

I have heard from several different people that men and women with anemia cannot contract the HIV/AIDS virus because the blood is already too infected with anemia. Is that true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...true. Anemia is a drop in of red blood cells resulting from any of a variety of causes. HIV is a virus that infects a type of white blood cell (CD4 cells), not red cells. HIV is perfectly capable of infecting someone who is anemic.Go back and... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...were diagnosed with HIV (but not yet having AIDS), of the 52,690 cases that were reported:72% were male 28% were female32% were men having sex with men18% were injecting drug users4% were men having sex with men who were also injecting drug... Read more »

HIV Origins Truth or Dare?

Dr. Bob: Truth or Dare? What can you say is really the case as to why HIV was originated? We've all heard urban myths about this but one that I had not heard before is the CIA / Hep B vaccine connection whereas a holocaust survivor was sent to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Siberia, tortured by KGB and then "invented" an HIV/hepatitis B vaccine that he "supposedly gave to thousands of healthy white gay men in New York and San Francisco." Hmmm . . . either you've been adding way too much crazy powder to your protein... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Selection and HIV Risk Reduction Among Black and White Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The researchers examined differences in sexual partner selection between black and white men who have sex with men (MSM) toward the goal of better understanding how HIV status of sex partners and related psychosocial measures Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Differences in HIV Risk Behaviors Among Black and White Men Who Have Sex With Men

... Surveillance findings consistently show that black men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately burdened by HIV/AIDS compared to white MSM. In the current study, the authors Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

White House Meeting on Black Men and HIV

... The toll of the HIV epidemic among Black men in the United States is staggering. CDC estimates that 1 in 16 Black men will become infected with HIV in their lifetime. An Read more »
AIDS Action

White House Convenes Its First HIV Meeting Specifically on Black Men

... On June 2, the White House convened its first HIV-related meeting focusing specifically on black men. According to Jeffrey Crowley, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), the meeting was one of several held to Read more »
Connect With Others

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the cost of providing medical services to this... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »