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How To Act After Been Told Am Positive With Hiv

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family medical leave act and newly HIV positive

Hi- I recently converted to HIV positive and a lengthy and difficult seroconversion illness of 3 months. My question is, is it possible to make use of the familiy and medical leave act to get stabalized ih therapy (coping with the shock) and...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...confidentiality. Good luck to you, and keep at it with those teeth! Odds are that, with the improvements in medical care for HIV, you're going to be with us for a good long time and you'll need those teeth! Read more »

acte HIV to Chronic?

Dr. Holodiny,How long does it usually take for some to progress from acute HIV infection to chronic... Read more »

my boyfriend acts like he doesn't have HIV

The man I've been dating for three years (via the Internet) found out that he was HIV+ a year ago.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Liberia's House of Representatives Passes HIV/AIDS Confidentiality Act

... Liberia's House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Anti-HIV/AIDS Act, which would make it unlawful to disclose a person's HIV/AIDS status without that individual's prior consent, Liberia's Read more »
White House

Fact Sheet: The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006

... Today, President Bush Signed The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act Of 2006. The President and Mrs. Bush appreciate Congress responding to the President's call Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senate Passes Amendment to Budget Reconciliation Act Based on Early Treatment for HIV Act

...amendment that would provide $450 million to states that provide Medicaid coverage for antiretroviral treatment for low-income, HIV-positive individuals before they develop AIDS, Bend.com reports. The amendment, sponsored by Sen. Gordon Smith... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Could Lose More Than Half of Its HIV/AIDS Funding if CARE Act Not Reauthorized by End of 2006

... Baltimore could lose more than half of its HIV/AIDS federal funding if the Ryan White CARE Act -- which provides funding for HIV/AIDS programs in the U.S. -- is not reauthorized Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...heterosexuals. In this study, researchers followed 174 sexually monogamous couples in Rakai, Uganda, in which one partner had HIV ( news - web sites ) and the other did not. They were given condoms but usually did not use them. Typically the... Read more »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...Read carefully: the law only applies to exposing someone.....regardless of whether they test positive or not. HIV law being challenged LAWRENCE - A Kansas law meant to punish people who have sex without telling their partners they are... Read more »

Ryan White Care Act - Revisions?

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
... A U.S. Senate committee voted 19-1 to approve a bill that would change the Ryan White CARE Act by allocating more federal HIV funding to southern and rural states, a move that could result in less funding for many urban areas. The measure... Read more »

my best friend just told me he is hiv positive

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
what should I do to make him feel that I care really and find out more info on this disease Read more »