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How Many Black Women Are Hiv Positive

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U.S. Positive Women's Network

On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, HIV-Positive Women Demand a National Strategy for Black Women and Men

Oakland, Calif. -- Nearly thirty years into the HIV epidemic, AIDS continues to be a leading cause of death for Black women and men who have sex with men, despite the availability of life-saving treatment. African-American women alone account for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Black Women in North Carolina More Likely to Be Poor, Unemployed Than HIV-Negative Black Women, Study Says

HIV-positive black women in North Carolina are more likely to be poor, unemployed and willing to trade sex for drugs, money or shelter than HIV-negative black women, according to a study published in the Feb. 4 issue of CDC 's Morbidity and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black Women Least Likely Among HIV-Positive People in Palm Beach County, Fla., to Seek Treatment, Study Says

HIV-positive black women are the "least likely" among all HIV-positive people living in Palm Beach County, Fla., to seek medical care and treatment, mostly because of socioeconomic factors, fear, stigma and misconceptions about the disease,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

He is Positive: Black Swan Theory

Good evening doctor. Thank you for your time. I am a 21 year old woman. I live in a small town in Mexico called Acua. I had a kind romance ( I was falling for him) with a healthy 24 year old man who claimed to be negative before we had unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Liz,The Black Swan Theory was developed by Naissim Nicholas Taleb to explain the disproportionate role of high-impact, hard-to-predict and rare events that are beyond the realm of normal expectations in history, science, finance and... Read more »

BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
The Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »

black women today

Has the rate of HIV/AIDS increased or decreased among black women today?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV infections in black women continue to be on the rise.JLS.... Read more »

Abortions in pregnant HIV positive women

Should a pregnant woman be advised to have an abortion when she is HIV positive? Reasons for yes and no....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Regardless of whether a woman has HIV or not, the abortion issue is an extremely controversial one. It is not my position to tell a woman whether she should have an abortion or not. The decision on whether she should... Read more »
Connect With Others

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Positive dating sites but no luck? Read more »

Looking for interviews with young black women

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Out There:

My name is Nandi Pointer and I'm a freelance writer. I'm writing an article about HIV and African-American women and I hoping to find a couple of women to speak with who are living with the disease.

As a Black woman, myself, I am... Read more »

Black Positive singles come in!

Posted by Chloe1023
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500,000 Members. Over 200 Positive singles online for chatting. As seen on CNN.
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1. The best, largest, completely anonymous and most trusted dating site... Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
The Sister's Upper Room is an Alternative Women's Health practice in Harlem that offers both traditional and holistic services to women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's... Read more »