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How Many Teens Get Aids A Year

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oak Park 22-Year-Old Putting a Face on HIV; He's on Tour to Warn Teens

Oak Park, Mich., resident D'Jaun Black, 22, is one of six HIV-positive youths from across the United States participating in "Operation Get Tested." Beginning Oct. 15 and continuing through Dec. 1, the young people are riding a tour bus from New... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

New Report Examines Teens' Attitudes Toward Sexual Behavior During High School Years

"The Cautious Generations? Teens Tell Us About Sex, Virginity, and the Talk" is a new survey from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy that examines teens' perceptions of sexual activity, abstinence messages, virginity, parental... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Teens Need a Chance to Talk About AIDS, Activists Say

Emily Cordeaux, a 17-year-old Toronto resident, said some teens still thinks HIV/AIDS is an issue only for gay men, and that others are lulled into a false sense of security by thinking there will be a cure within their lifetime. She said schools... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

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 »

Teens and HIV aids

How many teens a yeardo teens test positive for HIV AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Half of all new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years old. This accounts for 20,000 new HIV infections annually. That's one every hour! Two thirds of these infected teens and young adults contract HIV... Read more »

TEEN WITH HIV

I received a response on my question for my 18 year old niece who is HIV+. The next question is how does she get insurance with a company that she works for without revealing that she is HIV+. Does she lie on her application or do most employers...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
An employer cannot ask questions about a job candidate's medical conditions. They cannot ask what her HIV status is and she would have no need to disclose her status. Once she is employed, she should entroll during the open enrollment period... Read more »
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Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need someone that has a story to tell. Someone that wants to fight against the spread of... Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below):

"The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for... Read more »

HIV Chatroom for Teens

Posted by Anonymous
LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. and IMs are welcome. Questions can be addressed to... Read more »

Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK YOU ALL!

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