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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Re:Re HIV and Disability

Hey Dr. Bob, no need to thank me for the last post! I'm always happy to do my part. By my calculations, you've given me way more minutes of smiles and laughter reading your columns than I've spent on the response to SSI-guy (and often there's some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disease. That's still being worked out.Perhaps the best way to approach this case would be to state that anemia in the setting of HIV/AIDS is often multifactorial in nature. Certainly anemia of chronic disease may well be a contributing factor in... Read more »

estatus legal

Hola doctor, Desde hace varios anos estoy esperando por mi residencia, mis padres ya son ciudadanos y esto esta ayudando al proceso. Mi pregunta es, Tendre algun problema para recibir mis documentos si soy hiv + ? aunque haya sido contagiada...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
...domicilio: Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project 300 S. Main St. P.O. Box 654 Florence, AZ 85232 520.868.0191 Provides legal assistance to people detained in INS custody Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center 3000 Biscayne Blvd. Suite 400... Read more »

TO SICK TO WORK,AM I SICK ENOUGH FOR DISABLITY?

IT SEEM'S AS THOUGH EVERY TIME I GET A JOG NO MATTER HOW EASY AND NO MATTER HOW MUCH I FEEL IT IS NOT STREEFUL,I GET SICK,LIKE REAL SICK AFTER ABOUT THREE WEEKS OF WORKING THEN MY HUSBAND(not hiv*) TELLS ME TO QUIT.I WANT TO WORK A SMALL PART TIME...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...application for benefits. If you are denied benefits, follow the appeal procedures in your plan. It might be helpful to get some legal assistance with this. Read more »

Pre-employment drug testing and HIV implications

Let's say that I apply for a job at company X and they require a drug test. I take the test and I test positive for something due to my HIV status. Do I have to tell the potential employer of my status to dispell concerns of my testing positive. Do...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...would trigger a positive result for the employer-requested drug test. Laws vary by state so your best option is to contact the legal assistance program of your nearest AIDS service organization. They would have the most experience and up-to-date... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lambda Legal Files Suit Against Assisted-Living Facility for Allegedly Discriminating Against HIV-Positive Resident

... Lambda Legal , a group that represents HIV-positive people, on Tuesday filed a law suit against the Fox Ridge assisted-living facility in North Little Rock, Ark., for allegedly Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kyrgyzstan: Breastfeeding Babies Infected With HIV in Kyrgyz Hospitals Pass Virus to Their Mothers

...having huge financial difficulties," said Fatima Koshokova, director of the nongovernmental group Rainbow, which provides free legal assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS. "The husbands of many of these women leave when they learn the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibian Program Requiring HIV-Positive People to Have "Treatment Supporter" Could Hinder Access to Treatment, Critics Say

...has a supporter because if they start the medication and then stop, their life is shortened." The HIV/AIDS Law Unit at the Legal Assistance Centre in Namibia has said the requirement violates HIV-positive people's right to make decisions... Read more »
Housing Works

HRSA "Clarification" on Ryan White Legal Services Raises Yet More Questions

..."Because housing for people with HIV is proven to be essential to the health of people with HIV, it should be a no-brainer that legal assistance getting and maintaining housing should be covered by Ryan White legal funding," said Housing Works... Read more »
Connect With Others

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Amazingly, there is something that prevents people who self-disclose their HIV status from entering the US. I have never been asked this question since I hold both US and British passports and have a French Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident Read more »

The Dark Ages

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Thursday of stopping a would-be rescuer from performing CPR on a gay heart attack victim because he assumed the ailing man had HIV and posed a health risk.... Read more »

My cousin, a father of 2 has HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...My cousin, father of two children, was diagnosed as HIV positive and died of pneumonia shortly afterward. He wouldn't seek the medical attention that he needed and didn't get legal Read more »