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How Aids Effects People's Lives

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Visa Laws Effects on People Living With HIV/AIDS

The New York Times examines a recent report by the advocacy group Human Rights Watch that says visa restrictions for people living with HIV/AIDS have been shown to jeopardize their health. "About a third of the world?s countries limit the right... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newsweek Examines the Effect of Aging on People Living With HIV/AIDS

Newsweek on Thursday examined the effects of aging on HIV-positive people older than age 50, who currently comprise the fastest-growing group of people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. From 1990 to 2005, the number of HIV cases among people older... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecting Discovery and Delivery: The Need for More Evidence on Effective Smoking Cessation Strategies for People Living With HIV/AIDS

Compared to the general population's smoking rate of 19.8 percent, smoking prevalence among people with HIV/AIDS is two to three times higher. The author of the current study cited discovery research showing that smokers with HIV/AIDS are more... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and SupportBy Simon Collins and Tracy SwanAugust 2007First Questions We... Read more »

how many people are living with aids in US.

HOW MANY HEALTHY PEOPLE ARE LIVING WITH AIS IN usa...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
There are 1.2-1.3 million of us in the USAbout half a million are taking HIV medications. About 250,000 people don't know they are HIV+ and will probably not find out until they get sick and end up in the hospital.Most people are doing well... Read more »

What % of People have side effects to meds

What percentage of the people that take HIV have side effect?How many people in the United States are currently living with HIV? I have found that their alot of mixed numbers....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Your second question is the easiest-- most recent estimates from the CDC report ~1 million Americans infected with HIV.As for side effects, it's safe to say that many patients will experience some degree of side effect from... Read more »

Protease Inhibitors and Living with HIV/AIDS

Just wondering, is there a train of thought that protease inhibitors may ultimately prevent the possibility of AIDS occuring and basically have people living with HIV for an entire lifetime? Upon initially beginning treatment for hiv is it possible...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions.When it comes to the protease inhibitors and other antiviral therapies, there is good news and bad news.The good news:1) Treatments have been shown to significantly improve the quantity of a persons life. People taking... Read more »
Connect With Others

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Please could you distribute this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie


Dear Friends,

HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS'

Please fill in the online survey at:
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