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Percent Of People In America With Hiv

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...AIDS, you have HIV. Over 20 years of solid scientific proof have verified this. AIDS is not caused by party drugs, AZT, government conspiracies, or anything else but the HIV virus. The myth: "It's not AIDS that kills people; it's the medicines they take!" The reality: HIV medications, known as antiretrovirals, don't cure HIV, but they can help keep people healthy for many years. People died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became...
Ask the Experts

How many people actually have HIV?

I am wondering what the estimate of people thought to be infected with HIV in the United States. I want to know the percent. Is 50% of America infected? Thanks!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Fifty percent!?!?! YIKES! How did you come up with that guess? You've been watching way too much Fox News lately. If 50% of Americans were Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...improve health outcomes for Americans living with HIV/AIDS. Across the nation, we also need to prevent the spread of HIV and get people into treatment by expanding access to testing and comprehensive education programs. This report also... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because they want a trilateral union with very few people to control. I know your probably thinking, this guys a nut. I am republican but cant stand Bush and his ways. I... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...home are uncoordinated with no national plan for comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment and support. Approximately half of the people in the U.S. who need HIV treatment are not receiving it due to a variety of factors (uninsured, underinsured,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Epidemic Is Far From Being Over

...it is no longer the automatic death sentence it once was. There are treatments available that can control the virus and help people with HIV live healthy lives. And the treatments are getting easier to take and less toxic all the time. I'm... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

...African Americans who are living and surviving with HIV. Our Movers & Shakers section highlights talented and dedicated individuals who are part of the driving force behind efforts to end the HIV epidemic in African-American communities. We... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latin America/Caribbean: Stigma Remains Major Barrier in Anti-AIDS Fight

...the region, 140,000 new infections were reported in 2007, including 20,000 in the Caribbean. This brings the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.7 million. There were 63,000 AIDS-related deaths,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

...brought to an end, or whether it will continue spiraling out of control.   No Doctor's Orders Among Black Americans, individuals between 30-49 years are most likely to report that a health care provider had recommended an HIV test (36... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work! This is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also suggests that past... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...tested positive opt out of treatments and for others; by the time they do get tested it is often too late! HIV reacts in each individual differently, there is no way of knowing how long before illness occurs. This is why people who have tested... Read more »