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How To Get Assistance For People Living With Hiv In Baton Rouge Louisiana

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...Black men who have sex with men and the association of down-low identity with HIV risk behavior. Am J Public Health 2009;99 Suppl 1:S92-5 Marks G, Crepaz N and Janssen RS. Estimating sexual transmission of HIV from persons aware and unaware that they are infected with the virus in the USA. Aids 2006;20:1447-50 Heyman KM, al. e. 2007 National Health Interview Study. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics 2008 ...
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emergency assistance for hiv meds

where can i find emergency hiv meds?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...case manager to see what resources are available in your community. Between community drug banks, emergency funds and patient assistance programs, there are a variety of strategies to fill in the gap and to plan for future access.I hope this... Read more »

How do I find out about the HIV patient assistance program

My husband has facial lipoatropy and had the procedure done one time in miami while we lived there, we now live in ny freeport long island. To be exact can we find a doctor that can assist him in getting this services. Help is very depressed about...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...lipoatrophy in the United States. Sculptra was approved over 5 years ago and here is a link to a website that details the patient assistance program. The phone number of the program is 866-310-7551. To find a doctor who injects Sculptra you can... Read more »

cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that the meds will be drying up? and if that is so what will the hundreds of thousands of people do? Is this real?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...met with reductions in government resources. Without reliable access to the medications, which cost patients in the AIDS Drug Assistance Program an average of $12,000 a year, people with H.I.V. are more likely to develop full-blown AIDS, transmit... Read more »

-THIS IS HIV IS IT NOT???have i seroconverted -please assist- have wierd spots on both sides of legs now disappearing

Hello Dr. Bob, Have i just seroconverted? High Risk encounter vaginal intercourse (no condom) twice for 2 hours with girl who admitted to sleeping with over 100 guys. Plus girl is prone to blackouts and drug use. I started combivir PEP regimen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Stupid Moron from Ohio,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, I agree, this certainly was not a wise decision! However, your fears that you have seroconverted are unwarranted. Read more »
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...fielded calls to the state's AIDS hotline and in 2004 helped more than 700 individuals with primary medical care, medication assistance, housing, transportation, mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment and other needs. It also provided... Read more »
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Louisiana Health Workers Challenged as AIDS Changes

...news is that the HIV/AIDS Program was the only program in the OPH that received additional funding last year, according to OPH Assistant Secretary Madeline McAndrew. Prevention remains at the forefront in addressing the AIDS epidemic, Valdiserri... Read more »
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HUD to Distribute $310 Million in Housing Assistance Grants for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced that it will provide several housing assistance grants to help low-income families living with HIV/AIDS, the Boston Globe reports (7/22). "A record $310... Read more »
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...Grant Writer/Development Assistant Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $32,000 -$35.000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: Ideal candidate is an efficient, Read more »

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patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
...hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial Read more »

DEPRESSION---ASSISTANCE??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi everyone- My name is Sidney-I am 29 and I have been positive now for going on five years- and I have dealt with my diagnosis up to this point in time by not dealing with it at all, disassociation, and self-delusional, self-destructive ... Read more »