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How High School Students Have Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...Risk Factors and Barriers to Prevention Sexual Risk Factors Early age at sexual initiation. According to CDC's Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS), many young people begin having sexual intercourse at early ages: 47% of high school students have had sexual intercourse, and 7.4% of them reported first sexual intercourse before age 13. 4 HIV/AIDS education needs to take place at correspondingly young ages, before young people engage in...
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Band Aid Blunder

Hi Dr. BobI'm actually resubmitting a question I asked about a week ago. I know. I know. There is only one of you and millions of us. That's fair, but I couldn't help but take another shot. Your advice seems to always be sensible and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You are worried about a "small cut that didn't seem to be bleeding" on a high school student? You're "pretty sure that no blood got on (you) or (your) finger, but (you) still worry"??? And you're wondering: "Would it be Read more »

Churches view on AIDS

I am an australian high school student doing an assignment on AIDS/HIV. Part of my task is to write a summery of the chuches views and policies on AIDS. Can you help me? Thankyou for your time. South Australian Student.
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
...Dear Student---Thanks for you inquiry. I do have some materials which summarize the Catholic Church's efforts to address the AIDS pandemic both in the US and globally. If you would like me to send them to you--please provide me with your... Read more »

How can i bring HIV/AIDS testing to my high school?

I am a dually enrolled high school LPN student. My colleagues and I had the idea of having an HIV/AIDS awareness week were our ultimate goal would be to properly educate students in HIV/AIDS and have the health department come in and provide free...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I applaud your laudable efforts to bring HIV/AIDS awareness, science-based HIV prevention education, and HIV testing to your high school. My foundation has funded similar Read more »

Please Respond.

I am VERY worried that I might have HIV right now because at my highschool we are very short on toilet paper and about one and a half month ago I used wet toilet paper (im sure that some guy purposely peed on it) to wipe my butt after taking a dump....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried High School Student,I'm guessing you haven't learned much about HIV or STDs in your classes yet, have you? Perhaps you're a victim of Dubya's "abstinence Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazil to Distribute More Than Three Million Condoms to High School Students for HIV, Pregnancy Prevention

...Brazil's Ministry of Health on Thursday announced plans to distribute 3.4 million condoms to high school students in five Brazilian cities as part of its program to prevent teen pregnancy and the spread of HIV, the Associated Press reports. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Among High School Students -- United States, 2007

...Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) (the most recent data available) were analyzed. The results indicated that nationwide, 12.9% of all high school students had ever been tested for HIV. The prevalence of HIV testing increased with increasing grade and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rural and Nonrural African American High School Students and STD/HIV Sexual-Risk Behaviors

...sexual-risk behaviors and selected antecedent factors among a nationally representative sample of rural and nonrural African-American high school students in the United States. Data from CDC's 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey were used for this... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.S. Residents Test Positive For HIV at Late Stage, Few High School Students Being Tested, CDC Reports Find

...are missed opportunities for prevention and care." A separate CDC report also published yesterday found that 22.3 percent of high school students who are sexually active and 12.9 percent of all students have been tested for HIV (Reinberg, ... Read more »
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Is there enough sex education?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...So I saw this ad on the subway today. I was surprised yet pleased to see this encouraging message on STDs and HIV. (sorry for blurriness) So what do you think? Is sex being talked about in your lives? Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...said. Luigi is currently supporting the Department of Education in its advocacy to include sex education in the curriculum of high school students. The proposal will highlight HIV/AIDS/STI and other major diseases. If there will be no serious... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...said. Luigi is currently supporting the Department of Education in its advocacy to include sex education in the curriculum of high school students. The proposal will highlight HIV/AIDS/STI and other major diseases. If there will be no serious... Read more »

Any advice?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Got any advice for college, junior college, or possibly any high school students contemplating on taking the test? Thinking about taking the test at these young stages (especially if one thinks he or she was Read more »