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Names Of People Living With Hiv

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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...this negative thing, into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive or I could just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever had. I kind of want to say it's like being on a rollercoaster." Click here to...
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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
...advocates in California worry that the state might be at a disadvantage due to the high quality of care it offers HIV-positive people and the way in which AIDS cases are counted, affecting Ryan White Care Act HIV/AIDS funding calculations, which... 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 »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad. Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rapid disease progression? Will re-infection with HIV result in transmission/acquisition of drug-resistant HIV that will limit a persons' anti-HIV treatment options? Both of these concerns are theoretically possible, and both have now been... Read more »

Anonymous HIV Testing

1: By October, 2007 the CDC will eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing to protect their privacy and prevent discrimination. With less privacy protection in place, it is anticipated fewer people with volunteer for testing.3.See items reprinted below.4.Unfortunately, nothing. Some of us have been fighting this... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

...acid amplification testing program that can help differentiate recent from longstanding HIV infections. The authors identified persons age 18 and older who were diagnosed with HIV between Nov. 1, 2002 and Oct. 31, 2007, comparing the number of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

... China's Yunnan province has begun requiring people to provide their real names and contact information when taking HIV tests, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. According to Lu Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Healing Power of Tai Chi

...The class's instructor is a 67-year-old, White mental health therapist and martial arts expert who has counseled HIV-positive people for more than 20 years. "I was looking to become more graceful, and I got a lot more than I bargained for,"... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(CDC) estimates that 38% to 44% of all adults in the United States have been tested for HIV and that between 16 and 22 million people aged 18-64 years are tested for HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the... Read more »
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Great resource for HIV/AIDS and ADA

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/aids.htm This site has a somewhat helpful booklet that includes some suggestions on reasonable accomodations for people with HIV/AIDS. Some of the accomodations are silly, and some are very good indeed. The... Read more »

MTV needs the Names of Young People

Posted by Anonymous
...MTV Needs the Names of Young People for a Programme on HIV/AIDS Please reply directly to stayingalive@mtvne.com *** Staying Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness Read more »

MTV needs people impacted by HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...MTV Needs the Names of Young People for a Programme on HIV/AIDS Please reply directly to stayingalive@mtvne.com *** Staying Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness Read more »

dating with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ayrenj@yahoo.com. Some things to think about: how did you meet? Are you both + or is it a +/- relationship? How do you meet people? Do you prefer being around other positive people? Why/why not? What's the hardest part about dating with hiv?... Read more »