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How Aids Effects People's Lives

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How will Medicare and Health Care Reform effect HIV + people

I am very worried about the effect the new health care reform will be for people with HIV and AIDS. I am on Cobra and also now disabled from AIDS complications. I will not be eligible for Medicare till 2011 though. When Cobra is over in June 2010, I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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It is really too soon to sya. The healthcare reform bills change almost daily. I anticipate that as we get closer to the end of the month we will have a clearer view. Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in POZ.com yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
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... 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, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cincinnati Enquirer Looks at Effects of Antiretrovirals on the Lives of People With HIV, Larger Epidemic

... The Cincinnati Enquirer examined how the "success stories" of people living longer with HIV -- such as that of former National Basketball Association player Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- can "illustrate Read more »
Connect With Others

Being a straight man in the world of HIV

Posted by poztrainer, 6 Replies
...preferences... I find that in a world living in ignorance, to the cause and effects of HIV and AIDS on the very soul of the people living with it...that I need to fight to be recognized as a straight man, who just happens to be HIV+ Read more »

I have an "AIDS" vs HIV question??

Posted by SaniHalo, 1 Reply
...with all the advancements ....how is it that some people are still getting "AIDS vs. maintaining HIV status... and how are people that "are" receiving adequate health care still managing Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Hi! I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) Read more »

HIV/AIDS and CAM

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...substantial numbers of infected individuals collaborated, shared experiences and found an alternative way. Without medications, people incorporated proper nutrition, exercise and complementary therapies into their lives. People have been... Read more »