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Homeless People And Hiv

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Bit by a homeless guy (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

I got bit by a homeless guy, really deep, enough to leave a scar and get sticthes, and yes there was alot of bleeding. At six weeks after the incident i had a sudden onset of swollen lymph nodes, and a sore throat which lasted about a week and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...resorting to cannibalism! I think I'll start carrying a few protein bars in my pocket when I'm out-and-about, just in case.Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely slight. (See below.) I would consider your negative tests at 13 weeks definitive.Dr.... Read more »

A Blessed Christmas and Hally New Year to You Dr. Bob - I would like to make a Donation

Dear Mr. Dr. Bob, I know you get a lot of e-mails and I hope it's in your heart to help us get... Read more »

Please Help me with this DR. Bob and I hope this doesn't qualify me as a Loonie !!

Dr. Bob, I am back for a return visit and a new question and a follow up doantion. My concern is... Read more »
Articles
New York City AIDS Housing Network

Senate Passes Landmark Bill to Prevent Homelessness Among People With HIV/AIDS

...(S.2664/A.2565) today that would create an affordable housing protection for nearly 11,000 low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and their families at risk of becoming homeless. The bill first passed the Senate last July after an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Local Shelter For Homeless People Living With HIV/AIDS

...D.C.-based homeless care center Joseph's House , which provides nursing services and support to homeless people living with HIV/AIDS. Physician David Hilfiker in 1990 opened Joseph's House in response to the increasing number of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

New York City's HASA For ALL Campaign: Advocating for Homeless People With and at Risk for HIV

...guaranteed medically appropriate, same- day emergency housing assistance to homeless people with an AIDS diagnosis through the city's HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA). According to Sean Barry, co-director of NYCAHN, the problem is that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Substance Use, Sexual Risk Taking and HIV Treatment Adherence Among Homeless People Living With HIV

... The interconnections between substance use, HIV risk, and lack of adherence to HIV medications are particularly strong among homeless individuals, as has been noted in earlier Read more »
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Homeless

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have been hiv positive for 10 years now. I have been lucky health wise. I am now however starting to get sick. I have no one to fall back on Read more »

26 years positive - feeling lost

Posted by lovinglife101, 1 Reply
...care and my ability to care for myself? Can I trust that I can work and maintain health insurance? I have spoken with many people, just not people like me, not anyone who is in the same shoes. What have you done? How do you maintain your... Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...MIND! THE BLACK CHURCH:YOU"RE A SINNER THATS WHY YOU HAVE IT! APATHY OF THE WHOLE COMMUNITY: NOT INVESTIGATING TO FIND OUT WHY HIV/ AIDS IS DISPROPOTIONATELY AFECTING OUR COMMUNITY! WHY IT APPEARS TO BE A CREATED ENTITY (MAN-MADE)! BIASNESS... Read more »