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How Many Children In America Are Dying Daily From Hiv

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all families have this discussion. Statistics from the
Ask the Experts

about hiv

i am hiv+ last five month if take good food and daily exercise how long i can live.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will soon get sick or die. We fear that we will be shunned, lose our jobs or maybe our housing; that we won't be able to have children; that we'll never be able to date, get married or have sex again. None of these things are, in reality, true.... Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...include confusion, lethargy, and fever. A very common pathogen, as many as 80% of U.S. adults are infected with CMV (often as children), but it usually does not cause illness unless immune function is severely compromised ( 100 cells/mm3). Immune... Read more »

Viral Load Blip/Drug Change/Working = Fatigue (BLIPS, 2009)

Dr. Frascino,First of all I have read many of your responses to various questions and I love the wit,and more importantly, the detail and the time you take in answering the questions. I have learned alot and I thank you. I just read the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will soon get sick or die. We fear that we will be shunned, lose our jobs or maybe our housing; that we won't be able to have children; that we'll never be able to date, get married or have sex again. None of these things are, in reality, true.... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people across the planet infected with HIV/AIDS, including more than 1 million people in the U.S., with nearly 8,000 people dying every day of AIDS. Barack Obama believes that we must do more to fight the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, as well as... Read more »
Articles
White House Press Office

President Signs HIV/AIDS Act

...by the United States of America so we can save even more lives. (Applause.) I will remind them that time is not on our side. Every day of delay means 8,000 more AIDS deaths in Africa and 14,000 more infections -- every day, 14,000 more people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...who have an ill family member at home with 2009 H1N1 flu can go to work as usual. These employees should monitor their health every day, and take everyday precautions including covering their coughs and sneezes and washing their hands often with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Line Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, March 4, 2009

... HIV in the News HIV in the Age of Obama HIV Transmission & Testing Making a Difference HIV & Children HIV IN THE NEWS   Swiss Court Overturns HIV Exposure Conviction, Saying HIV Meds Virtually... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...transmit a blood-borne disease." At the same time, pediatric immunologist Dr. Arye Rubenstein is seeing in his Bronx clinic children of drug addicts presenting immune suppression symptoms. No helper T-cells in Los Angeles man Dr. Michael... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...So heres two baby boys trying to start a fire in the middle of the night so they can cook a rabbit for their dying mother. Every day I pray for those boys, Susan says. That picture burns in my brain. [It reminds me] how lucky I am. How lucky we... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...who have acquired it through accident, while performing an extremely compassionate and admirable job. Also for those little kids and Moms (infected by husbands) who are innocent and do not deserve the disease AT ALL. I think 99% of your... Read more »

Why is it some choose dispair over Hope?

Posted by Survivor, 11 Replies
...some disastrous posts of late. I am trying to understand why people cannot find a happy ground. "Their happy place". Given HIV/AIDS is not happy. But what choices we make, what actions we take can affect our outcome, our outlook and eventual... Read more »