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How Many Kids Got Hiv In St. Louis

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital Will Offer HIV Tests, Results to Patients Older Than 15 Without Parental Consent

The St. Louis Children's Hospital in July will begin offering no-cost, immediate HIV testing to patients ages 15 and older without parental consent, the AP/ Joplin Globe reports. Under the program, adolescents who visit the hospital's emergency... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Organization Spotlight: Saint Louis Effort for AIDS

Quick Facts About Founded in 1985 as an all-volunteer organization in response to the growing HIV epidemic. Provided direct services to 6,091 individuals and indirect services to 10,366 individuals in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area in 2010. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota: HIV Infections Up Sharply in St. Louis County

On April 23, the Minnesota Department of Health reported that St. Louis County had 14 new HIV infections reported in 2012, up from just two in 2011. Statewide, the number of cases was up slightly, from 292 in 2011 to 315 in 2012, according to the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Scared in St. Louis...

Hello Calvin.I too am from the land of the blues. Ive been going through the blues lately too especially after reading about how high the HIV rate is in our hometown. Im scared to get tested as i know hiv is bad in the black community and my...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
Hello neighbor,You're absolutely correct in saying that HIV infection rates are growing among men who have sex with men and people of color. But, it's not who you are but what you do that puts you at risk for HIV. As far as risk is... Read more »

wife HIV+, kids and I negative...wehat's wrong with this picture

About a year or so ago my wife found out that she was HIV+, the kids and I were tested right away and our tests all came back negative. How is that possible? Don't get me wrong, I am very happy that our tests came back negative, I just...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
The possibility of her having gotten it from a transfusion before the blood was routinely tested for HIV is a very great possibility. Have you tried contacting the hospital where she received the transfusion to inquire about the source of the... Read more »

Can my kids get HIV from my cousin??

Hi Mr Glenn,I was wondering if you let me know how risky this situation was for getting infected with HIV. Basically, my cousin has disclosed to the family that he has HIV. I've become concerned that my kids have been at risk of catching HIV...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk from anything you're talking about. None.It is very important to remember that HIV is a relatively hard virus to get and <b>is not</b> transmitted through casual contact.It is only transmitted when a body fluid... Read more »

vaccine for chickenpox given to 10kids of Hiv.

Dear Dr DavidI am the same person who's daughter and grand son 10 month kid both r HIV Pos. I want an advice from You,and my Dr from India has also aske me to post this que to You.Can this child with Vl 100,000 copies and CD count 4,000 gan be...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks for your question. According the National Guideline Clearing House website:"Children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be at increased risk of morbidity from varicella and herpes zoster. Limited data on... Read more »
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HIV+ $100 Paid Interviews- St Louis, 4/29 or 5/2

Posted by HenneGroup
The Henne Group is recruiting HIV+ individuals for 90 minute confidential interviews that will take place on April 29th and May 2nd in St Louis. Qualified participants who complete the 90 minute interview will receive $100 cash for their time. The... Read more »

St. Louis ($100) survey HIV positive

Posted by paidopions

C &amp; C Market Research is a qualitative focus research facility located in St. Louis Mills Mall in Hazelwood, Missouri. We are currently recruiting men and women who are HIV positive to take part in a regional market research study. The topic of... Read more »

$100 Confidential Interviews, St Louis 4/29 or 5/2

Posted by HenneGroup
We need HIV+ Individuals for confidential interviews in St. Louis. Eligible participants will be invited to complete a 90 minute individual interview on either Friday, April 29th or Monday, May 2nd. Participants who complete the 90 minute interview... Read more »

Case Managers st. louis

Posted by Anonymous
Saint Louis Effort For AIDS
Case Managers
Looking for MSW/Similar degree for HIV Case management position. Experience with diverse populations a plus. Please fax/email resume to info listed.

St. Louis , Missouri

Send Resume to

Ann Ritz
Case Management... Read more »