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Homeless People With Hiv And Aids

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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
...rubbing Aug 3, 2007Dear Dc. Frascino.First I must say that what you do in this forum is a very noble thing, you help a lot of people. I have a doubt: what is the possibility of getting aids or other STD's from a human bite? The problem is that a... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race Read more »

Another Handshake Question... I'm really Sorry

Hello Dr. BobI'm so sorry for asking advice on another handshake question but I'm having severe... Read more »
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New York City AIDS Housing Network

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

...There's no reason to spend money on arrears and emergency shelter hotels when it's cheaper -- and better for our health -- to keep people living with AIDS in stable housing. I'm counting on Governor Paterson to make good on his commitment to me... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...examined the Washington, 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... 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

...HASA For ALL at New York's City Hall, September 25, 2007 (photo courtesy of Housing Works). Twenty years ago, when 30,000 people with AIDS were at risk of dying homeless on the streets of New York City, AIDS housing activism was born. "In 1988,... 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

...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 research. In the current study, the authors described patterns of alcohol... Read more »
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Homeless

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...fall back on I am on my own. Can anyone out there provide me with some advise so I dont go homeless? I Have read that 60% of people with aids go homeless. What do people on this board do? 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 »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...It's important to remember this Forum can be entered by anybody. 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 Read more »

FEDERAL ISSUES ORGANIZER NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...marches and civil disobedience. Housing Works is the nation_s largest provider of housing, services and advocacy for homeless people living with AIDS and HIV, and is the nation_s largest minority-controlled AIDS service organization. Candidates... Read more »