How Many Black Women Are Hiv Positive
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On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, HIV-Positive Women Demand a National Strategy for Black Women and MenOakland, 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 »
HIV-Positive Black Women in North Carolina More Likely to Be Poor, Unemployed Than HIV-Negative Black Women, Study SaysHIV-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 »
Black Women Least Likely Among HIV-Positive People in Palm Beach County, Fla., to Seek Treatment, Study SaysHIV-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 »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello 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 »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineThe 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 »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank 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 »
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Posted by Thandi, 2 RepliesAre 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 »
Posted by AnonymousHi 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 »
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Posted by AnonymousThe 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 »
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