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Is Hiv Higher Among Homeless

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Bit by a homeless guy (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

I got bit by a homeless guy, really deep, enough to leave a scar and get sticthes, and yes there was alot of bleeding. At six weeks after the incident i had a sudden onset of swollen lymph nodes, and a sore throat which lasted about a week and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...resorting to cannibalism! I think I'll start carrying a few protein bars in my pocket when I'm out-and-about, just in case.Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely slight. (See below.) I would consider your negative tests at 13 weeks definitive.Dr.... Read more »

Assualt with a used hypodermic needle by homeless man

My daughter was attacked by a homeless man with a hypodermic needle that was out of its sealed... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Internet Use, Social Networking, and HIV/AIDS Risk for Homeless Adolescents

...Internet use, including social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, among a sample of homeless youths at high risk of contracting HIV. A survey of Internet use among 201 homeless adolescents was conducted in 2009, with multivariate logistic... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal Leads Explore Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Housing Insecurity or Homelessness

...from the six Federal agencies designated by the President as lead agencies with responsibility for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) reconvened as part of our ongoing efforts to work toward the Strategy's goals and achieve a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Local Shelter For Homeless People Living With HIV/AIDS

...D.C.-based homeless care center Joseph's House , which provides nursing services and support to homeless people living with HIV/AIDS. Physician David Hilfiker in 1990 opened Joseph's House in response to the increasing number of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: San Antonio AIDS Foundation Offers Refuge for Homeless With HIV and AIDS

... A new transitional home for the homeless living with HIV/AIDS opened this month in downtown San Antonio, and the facility already has its first six residents. San Antonio AIDS Foundation Read more »
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Homeless

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...am on my own. Can anyone out there provide me with some advise so I dont go homeless? I Have read that 60% of people with aids go homeless. What do people on this board do? Read more »

My blog about hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction

Posted by RicksWorld
...Hi, I'd like to invite anyone who suffers with hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction, or homelessness to join me at my blog, http://ricksworld411.blogspot.com or contact me at Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »

FEDERAL ISSUES ORGANIZER NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...organizer to coordinate and carry out advocacy in Washington, D.C. with and on behalf of homeless New Yorkers living with AIDS and HIV. The federal issues organizer will: carry out advocacy with executive and legislative agencies on a wide range... Read more »