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The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

... Table of Contents Basic Facts Preventing and Treating OIs OIs and Women Most Common Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People Basic Facts While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system , HIV targets and infects the same immune system cells that are supposed to protect us from illnesses. These are a type of white blood
Ask the Experts

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come up fairly... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent to interviews. Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your "beliefs," but I do not share all of yours. However, we certainly concur on King George the W! I'm glad you realize HIV/AIDS is not a "gay issue" (it certainly isn't), but rather a "human tragedy" (it certainly is) and that you want folks to... Read more »

I am HIV+ 30 days ago

I just find out that I am HIV+ 30 days and I like to know when is the right time to start meds?I travel overseas, I see meds are good to take them every 12hrs at night but when I travel, with the time changes, are there any way I could work the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...better tolerated now than in the past and we hope will have fewer long-term side effects. Also information about the effects of HIV on the body is growing. Guidelines from the CDC, Interational AIDS Society-USA, the European AIDS Clinical... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Civil Society Groups in Mozambique Pledge to Help Standardize National Strategies Against HIV/AIDS

... Civil society organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Mozambique on Monday at the close of the first National Civil Society Conference on HIV/AIDS said they are committed to standardizing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Namibia to Set Up Local Chapter of Alliances of Mayors Against HIV/AIDS

...Mayors and local leaders from across Namibia met in Windhoek on July 20 to brainstorm about how to campaign effectively against HIV/AIDS, according to the Web site of the newspaper the Namibian . The local leaders, hosted by Windhoek Mayor... Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

The Philippines: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Two HIV/AIDS cases were first recorded in the Philippines in 1984. According to the NationalEpidemiology Center of the Read more »
The Body

European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

... The past month has been a busy one when it comes to HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines. Revised U.S. guidelines were released on Dec. 1 , providing an interesting counterpoint to recently updated Read more »
Connect With Others

Being a straight man in the world of HIV

Posted by poztrainer, 6 Replies
...men and women, and one of the men commented that when he tells somebody that he is gay, they automatically think that he has AIDS. I replied "that's interesting, because when I tell somebody that I'm HIV+, they automatically think that I'm gay".... Read more »

AIDS project--anyone willing to help?!

Posted by grapefruit, 4 Replies
...these 10 questions for me and post them here so others may also benefit: 1) How long has it been since you were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS? 2) What prompted you to be tested for AIDS? 3) After you tested positive, how did close family and... Read more »

Media Responsibility

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Recently I was watching a special on the Logo station about a bike race in California for HIV. The report did nothing to dispel any disinformation even under the guise of being a "gay friendly" network.. All they showed Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women Read more »