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How Many Americans Have Hiv Positive

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term, confdential, name-based HIV reporting.
Ask the Experts

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
...Bush supporter, but not any more-guy,Yes, it is both shameful and true. Despite billions being wasted in Iraq, the number of HIV-positive Americans who have no access to life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs continues to grow. Nearly 600 HIVers in... 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 »

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 »
Articles
AIDS Action Council

Support Life-Saving Drugs for All HIV-Positive Americans

...exciting new drug therapies thatcan prevent the onset of full-blown AIDS have instilled hope in the one millionAmericans who are HIV-positive. But due to Washington gridlock, hope is nottranslating to reality for thousands of the most vulnerable... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Reinstates Lawsuit Filed by HIV-Positive Men Against American Airlines for Withdrawing Job Offers

...California men from whom American Airlines withdrew job offers as flight attendants because the men did not disclose their HIV-positive status, the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle , 3/5). The three men in... Read more »
The Body

African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center: This Positive Life : An Interview With Justin B. Smith

...man. Read Justin B. Smith's Blog Getting Tested for HIV Telling Others Going Public About Life With HIV HIV/AIDS and Dating Work Life HIV Treatment AIDS Activism Military Life Advice for Others Hello and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anglo American Says 18 Percent of Southern African Staff HIV-Positive

...employer reported this week that about 14,500 of its employees in southern Africa, 18 percent of its workforce in the region, are HIV-positive. Anglo American said about 7,400 people, or 51 percent of those needing treatment, are in "disease... Read more »
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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 »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nursing 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 »

Aids in the American Family

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because he was bleeding through the house saying I had done this to him. Our children and I are very fortunate not to even be HIV positive even though my husband and I were intimate almost every day before his diagnosis. The problem is we are... Read more »