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Is Segregation Of Hiv Positive Inmates Ethical

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Michigan Lifts Ban on HIV-Positive Inmates Serving Food; South Carolina Inmate Segregation Comes Under Fire

The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) has lifted its 11-year-long ban on HIV-positive inmates serving food, according to a report in The Michigan Messenger . Food service is considered one of the highest-paid and most-coveted jobs in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Montgomery Advertiser Examines Debate Over Segregating HIV-Positive Inmates From General Prison Population

The AP/ Montgomery Advertiser on Monday examined issues surrounding the segregation of HIV-positive inmates from the general prison population. Regulations in two prisons in Alabama previously restricted HIV-positive inmates from participating in... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

ACLU Sues Alabama Over Segregation of HIV-Positive Prison Inmates

Many states segregated HIV-positive prison inmates in the years before effective treatment. Only Alabama and South Carolina still continue the practice, which excludes segregated prisoners from education and work programs that could win them earlier... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Told no HIV inmates allowed

This actually happened to me and I was wondering if this is actually legal. I was arrested for resisting arrest. When we arrived at the local police station. When the guard was informed that I was HIV+. He replied that they do not accept HIV+...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear writer,Thank you for writing in. I am disturbed by your narrative and urge you to contact the ACLU or civil rights organization to learn about your rights and remedies. I have included the link to the ACLU below.It is generally not lawful to... Read more »

A Question about Ethics and Tattoo Art Work

After a few years of considering a Tattoo and researching HIV related issues with getting a tattoo I finally obtained one. I guess you could say it was a whim because I did not plan, I simply went to a Tattoo convention. I talked with several...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Inked-Guy,You've done nothing wrong nor breached any ethical boundaries. You report you asked questions about sterility and were reassured all precautions were taken. You "observed the process of cleaning and universal... Read more »

Question about morals and ethics

Hi, I've been positive for 17 years and living with AIDS now for seven. I'll spare all the details on how bad it was, but I almost died. Now that I've survived I've gone from being a man with a career and a home and a high...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. Many of the symptoms you describe could be explained by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This can occur when there is an event (or increasingly we are understanding it can be a series of events, not just a single... Read more »

what are the ethical rules concerning the amount of time a dr. can wait before sharing my medical information with me?

Dear Dr. Bob:I've been hiv positive since 1994. i'm doing well with cd4s in the 4-500 range and am non-detectable. two weeks ago i came down with night sweats, fever, and chills so bad i did not sleep for a week. a week ago they found...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Are you wrong to assume you are entitled to your test results sooner than what you've been experiencing? No, absolutely not. I'm amazed Dr. Slowpoke is still in business. You can complain to your state medical board's division of... Read more »
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Biomedical ethics

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am an undergrad working on a biomedical ethics paper about AIDS/HIV+ disclosure. I would appreciate any input that anyone has on the matter. I would like to know how people feel about this issue. Who do you feels needs to know about HIV status?... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Hello,

I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small children under 4 years old. I am afraid to leave them with him alone. He has been very... Read more »