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Laws Governing The Release Of Information On A Patients Hiv Status

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...recommendations in September 2006 that all adults aged 13-64 should be tested at least once for HIV in a medical setting and that people at higher risk should be tested annually. 11 The guidelines recommend opt-out screening, where a patient would be informed that he or she will be tested for HIV infection and given the opportunity to decline, instead of the previously instituted opt-in screening, where written consent was required for...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Food and Drug Administration. Are young people at significant risk of HIV infection? Are there treatments for HIV/AIDS?Many HIV patients take these drugs in combinationa regimen known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). When taken as... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...officials will soon require names based reporting on cases of HIV to the federal government under threat that federal monies for patient care will go only to those states that comply. Health officials claim this will help them track and fight the... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and Drug Administration. Are young people at significant risk of HIV infection? Are there treatments for HIV/AIDS? Many HIV patients take these drugs in combinationa regimen known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). When taken as... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and Drug Administration. Are young people at significant risk of HIV infection? Are there treatments for HIV/AIDS? Many HIV patients take these drugs in combinationa regimen known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). When taken as... Read more »
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HIV in Prisons and Jails

... reduce viral load as much as possible for as long as possible restore or preserve the immune system improve the patient's quality of life reduce sickness and death due to HIV HIV treatment in prisons and jails is influenced by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Groups Allege Calif. Agency Shared HIV Patient Data

... In what they termed a "gross affront" to patient confidentiality, three legal groups slammed California health officials for giving personal information about thousands of HIV-positive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

... "Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses Read more »
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Privacy of HIVers' Medical Records Must Be Respected, New York Court Affirms

...under investigation by the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (BPMC). BPMC requested the doctor's files on nine of his patients, and the doctor asked all nine for permission to share their confidential information. All nine patients... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...the USA and coming back into the USA if you are not an American citizen. I must say thank you very much to Scotcharles for the information provided. However, I was just wondering if there are any foreign nationals/immigrants that are working and... Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

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...HIV is really only cellular debris. There are doctors treating AIDS with detoxification techniques and nutrition, and their patients are getting well. All of these dissenting scientists and doctors are being squelched by the medical and... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

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...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science Read more »