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How Many Americans Have Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

... Statistics Risk Factors and Barriers to Prevention Prevention References HIV/AIDS is a growing problem among American Indians and Alaska Natives. Even though the numbers of HIV and AIDS diagnoses for American Indians and Alaska Natives represent less than 1% of the total number of HIV/AIDS cases reported
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HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

HIV + American studying in Europe

Is it possible for a student coming from the states who is over the age of 28 to get coverage that will allow them to get their meds while abroad? I have a medicare advantage plan now which I know doesn't cover me, but I need to know what my...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I know of no coverage for meds while studying abroad. You should check with your Medicare Advantage to Plan to fill the prescriptions in the U. S. and have someone ship them to you. Read more »

Americans can't get HIV drugs?

Hey Doc,I just heard on talk radio that some Americans can't get HIV drugs even when they really need them. That can't be true is it? If so it's shameful!Used to be Bush supporter, but not any more-guy!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Alaska, Montana, Puerto Rico and South Carolina are waiting to receive antiretroviral drugs through their states' or territories' AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP). For the richest country in the world to treat its citizens this way is... Read more »

American Academy of HIV Medicine's website

I noticed the web address you gave for them was "www.aahivmed.org" I tried to look it up, but to no avail. What I found was that the correct web address is http://www.aahivm.org. Just thought I would help. I was once a WW that was set at ease by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Alabama Former WW,You are absolutely correct! The proper Web address for the American Academy of HIV Medicine is www.aahivmed.org.Thank you for correcting my error! See, who says Dr. Bob is never wrong?!?Stay well!Dr. Bob Read more »
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National Minority AIDS Council

NMAC Commemorates the 2010 National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... Washington, DC -- The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) joins the nation in honoring the fifth annual National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD) Read more »
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African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center: News

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Visit Our Newly Updated African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center!

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Support National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...encourage state and local governments, as well as media organizations, to recognize June 8th as National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the American Chronicle reports. The legislation also supports the development of a national... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, Read more »

Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...students. Our goal is to find out what we can do to make a difference, how we can support the health of those living with HIV and AIDS and also promote prevention. If you are interested, please e-mail me at llafatadow@yahoo.com Read more »

new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
..."Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at all sometimes). Here's a link to an interview with the film's narrator: ... Read more »

Aids in the American Family

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband was diagnosed with AIDS in December of 1999. I have done all that is humanly possible to get him the best drs and provide him loving and sympathetic Read more »