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How Many Teenagers Are Affected By Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

...several situations: For patients with high levels of side effects. When treatments fail to control HIV even though patients are taking all their doses. For patients with very high or very low body weight. For children and teen-aged patients. To assess interactions between HIV medications. To assess interactions with non-HIV medications such as birth control pills, methadone, or TB medications. For patients with kidney or liver...
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how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it cause a paranoia type response?
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...Not being a researcher, not having read anything on the topic you are asking about and not working with any teenagers I have no way to respond to your question. Sorry not to be more helpful.Michael Shernoff, MSW Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...lack of access to medical care, less access to education about health and wellness, higher rates of single parent families and teenage pregnancy, more homelessness, and substance use. These have been the major social and political problems that... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tuberculosis as the world's deadliest infectious disease among adults and is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Fifteen million children have been orphaned by the epidemic. A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids,... Read more »

Thank you for being here

Dear Bob, I don't expect a reply to this email, I just wanted to take a moment to say how wonderful it is that you take the time to answer all the questions posed to you no matter how hmm..umm..unfounded the fears behind them seem to be. I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Thankfully Negative,Thanks for your kind comments and bravo for encouraging your teenaged daughters to become knowledgeable about HIV! Half of all new HIV infections in the United States occur in young adults aged Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jenna Bush Writing Book That Aims to Get Teenagers Involved in Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

...Children's Books , in a statement said, adding, "Her message in this book is about hope, involvement and inclusion, told through one teenager's story of survival and strength" (AP/ ABC News , 3/6). A first printing of about 500,000 copies of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Daughter Jenna Bush Launches Book Tour That Aims to Get Teenagers Involved in Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

...promote her nonfiction book, titled "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," that profiles a 17-year-old single mother in Panama who is HIV-positive, the Washington Post reports (Argetsinger, Washington Post , 9/30). The book is based on Bush's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexuality, HIV Risk and Potential Acceptability of Involving Adolescent Girls in Microbicide Research in Kisumu, Kenya

...understand the individual, family, and community-level factors that may influence the acceptability of microbicide use and research involving adolescent girls." In Kisumu, Kenya, the researchers conducted 30 interviews with girls ages 14-17, as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lebanese Family Planning Association Workshop Aims to Increase Youth Involvement in Curbing HIV/AIDS

... The Lebanese Family Planning Association on Thursday in Beirut, Lebanon, opened a three-day youth workshop aimed at increasing awareness, communication and use of prevention measures to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, Lebanon's Read more »
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How do YOU do it?

Posted by livesinadream, 6 Replies
...Thought I would die, never have kids, never find love or happiness... Now I'm doing well. I'm mostly happy... don't dwell on HIV and honestly hardly think about it at all...Just living my life best I can... My question comes from disclosure. ... Read more »

Looking For Young HIV+ Woman for Educational Video

Posted by Anonymous
...Media (HRMVIDEO.COM), one of the nations leading producers of educational media, is looking for a young HIV+ woman to talk with teenagers as part of roundtable discussion for an HIV/AIDS Video. Please feel free to contact the producer at... Read more »

Looking For Young HIV+ Woman for Educational Video

Posted by Anonymous
...Media (HRMVIDEO.COM), one of the nations leading producers of educational media, is looking for a young HIV+ woman to talk with teenagers as part of roundtable discussion for an HIV/AIDS Video. Please feel free to contact the producer at... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues that always end up having me ask, "Is it going to be different because I have AIDS/HIV?" And to tell you... Read more »