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In Which States Do The Most People With Hiv Live

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National AIDS Housing Coalition

United States: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Approximately 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV/AIDS, with over 56,000 new HIVdiagnoses each year. MSM account for 53% of PLWHA, while individuals infected through high-riskheterosexual contact and injection drug use... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York State "Safety Net" for People Living With HIV/AIDS "Being Dismantled" by Funding Cuts, Opinion Piece Says

Although statistics that indicate declining new HIV infections among heterosexuals and injection drug users "are testament to aggressive prevention programs," the "trends also show an increase in infections" among men who have sex with men,... Read more »
UNAIDS

UN Secretary-General Urges Countries to Follow the United States and Lift Travel Restrictions for People Living With HIV

Geneva, Switzerland/New York, N.Y. -- UNAIDS welcomes President Obama's announcement of the final rule removing entry restrictions based on HIV status from US policy. The removal of HIV-related travel restrictions in the US overturns a policy that... Read more »
Ask the Experts

New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dubya strikes again! Or should that be strikes out again?!?!The new rules for HIV-positive folks wishing to enter the U.S. are even worse than the old rules!People with HIV have been banned from entering the U.S. since 1987, but waivers are... Read more »

How long does HIV live after coming into the outside worlds,since I masturbated in the water where many people take bath and ejaculate?

Sir,I am 20 years old and staying the hostel.Once when I was bathing I masturbated by rubbing my sensitive lower part of the penis on the floor of the bathroom.Before doing this I poured water on the floor and then only I rubbed my penis there.I am...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not known to be transmitted to you when your body has contact with the environment. HIV is only known to be transmitted to adults through sex or blood contact (primarily needle-sharing). There are multiple reasons for this, one being that HIV... Read more »

blankets and shawls for people living with HIV

I have a knitting group that wants to make lap blankets or shawls for people with AIDS---I understand they have a difficult time maintaining body heat. where can I take them (or send them) so that they can be used? or would they be unnecessary?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
That is so sweet of you.Please contact your local non-profits since most would jump at this offer.Thanks <a href="http://www.thebody.com/index/hotlines/other.html" target=_new>United States HIV/AIDS Organizations</a>... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and SupportBy Simon Collins and Tracy SwanAugust 2007First Questions We... Read more »
Connect With Others

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »