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How Hiv Affects An Individuals Life

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life insurance for HIV-affected

Are there any companies currently selling (even on a rated basis) life insurance policies on HIV-infected individuals? I know that Guarantee Trust Life and Mutual of Omaha both USED to do this, and do not do so anymore....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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...Try Physician's Life and Gerber Life. The Gerber one is called a Guaranteed Life Burial Expense Policy.I was told recently that Mutual of Omaha issues Read more »

HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

... HIV/AIDS has reduced the life expectancy in Zimbabwe, but the country's overall population growth remains unchanged as births continue Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers Need to Know How Evolutionary Life of Viruses Affects Evolution of Humans, Animals, Opinion Piece Says

... "[B]efore researchers can develop new drugs" to "stave off the worst that viruses" -- such as HIV -- and "bacteria can produce, ... they must understand the evolutionary nature of individual diseases and how viruses and bacteria, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quality of Life, Emotional Status, and Adherence of HIV-1-Infected Patients Treated With Efavirenz Versus Protease Inhibitor-Containing Regimens

...efavirenz-containing regimen versus a protease inhibitor-containing regimen on quality of life (QOL), emotional status (ES), and adherence of HIV-1-infected patients in a prospective, randomized, study of 100 HIV-1-infected patients for whom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...AIDS: 25 years Twenty five years after being given a death sentence, I'm still alive! I have been living infected with HIV since 1984 but on November 28, 2010, I celebrated my 25th Anniversary of being told I had six months to live. On... Read more »

HIV/AIDS: Showing Up For Life!

Posted by bradford, 5 Replies
...to every cell in my body. What she was saying was somehow being instilled inside of me, talking to every part of my mental, emotional, physical and spiritual body. At this time in my life I hadnt really explored or considered myself having much... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
...U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...happening to just one of us, but affecting ALL of us! Illness and poverty can strike any one of us, at any time! What is happening affects us all. We can no longer look at others or view other places in the world where people are sick and dying... Read more »