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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very woried about? If there were 50 people in a room howmany could possible be HIV possitive if you have any %? Also, what other STDs are being spread...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States?

Hi Dr.Take a look to this statement http://www.america.gov/st/health-english/2007/May/20070522175313atiayduj0.4688532.html and tell us what do you think about it, is it true? I think that we are lossing the battle against VIH/AIDS, but then I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi E.L.,The truth is that Bush's much-lauded Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has succeeded on some levels by providing life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs to some of those in need in selected countries. However, PEPFAR's... Read more »

New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dubya strikes again! Or should that be strikes out again?!?!The new rules for HIV-positive folks wishing to enter the U.S. are even worse than the old rules!People with HIV have been banned from entering the U.S. since 1987, but waivers are... Read more »

hiv drugs manufactured in other countries then exported to United States?

Dr. Young,Hi. I hope you don't think that this is a dumb question. I know that we have quite a few hiv drugs already approved here in the United States and more in the pipeline. My question is are there drugs we don't know about being...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Nancy-thank you for your question.To a large extent the drug discover pipeline in the US and ex-US (foreign) counties are the same- indeed, many of the key clinical trials are multinational ones, with study sites across the globe.The major... Read more »
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UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

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UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

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Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

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There are a few categories that can be thought of when figuring out America's quantity 1 pastime. Analyzing attendance, ticket costs, revenue from television, salaries, venues, will aid to present a case for which sport is quantity one particular in... Read more »

Saddened by the state of AIDS in our community

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As an HIV+ man, as an educator, and as a gay man, i often times wear different hats, have different goals, and different needs within a day. I joined the site to see what was going on with the brothers and sisters infected and affected with HIV.... Read more »