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Women and HIV

...drug use (see Fact Sheet 154 on drug use and HIV). In the U.S., AIDS rates among women are highest in the Southeast and the Northeast. In 2005, about 64% of infected women in the U.S. are Black, although only 13% of the U.S. population is Black. Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy and HIV. What Do Women Need to Know? Women are at risk for HIV infection. Many women think AIDS is a disease of gay men. But...
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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
...look past the artificial divisions and debates that have often shaped that response. When you go to places like Africa and you see this problem up close, you realize that it's not a question of either treatment or prevention or even what kind of... Read more »

Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...try and answer this question before we fully deploy a 'Test and Treat strategy', expecting to detect a benefit to the general population."However, increasing the number of patients taking HIV therapy in routine care has already been credited with... 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
...love to each other and stop this evil that has been put on mankind. We need to shout from the roof tops with latest info that you share on here "God bless ya for it and he will" for all to get informed about HIV and encourage everyone to get... 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
...look past the artificial divisions and debates that have often shaped that response. When you go to places like Africa and you see this problem up close, you realize that it's not a question of either treatment or prevention or even what kind of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Services Utilization for People With HIV Infection: Comparison of a Population Targeted for Outreach With the U.S. Population in Care

...the HCSUS group. "This study provides substantial evidence that the strategies needed to improve care might differ between the populations represented by the Outreach and HCSUS samples," the researchers wrote, concluding that in addition to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MMWR Analysis Provides New Details on HIV Incidence in U.S. Populations

...Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new estimate of the annual number of new HIV infections (HIV incidence) in the United States, 1 revealing that the HIV epidemic is -- and has been -- worse than previously known. That estimate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Service Utilization for People With HIV Infection: Comparison of a Population Targeted for Outreach With the U.S. Population in Care

...were hard to reach, and a nationally representative cohort of persons who were receiving care from known HIV providers in the United States. The researchers then examined whether the independent correlates of low ambulatory utilization differed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

85 Countries Sign International Population Agreement on Family Planning, HIV/AIDS; U.S. Does Not Sign

...Eighty-five countries on Wednesday signed a statement reaffirming commitment to reproductive health- and HIV/AIDS-related population and health goals agreed to 10 years ago at the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
...Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, the United States was involved a EUGENICS programs in which AFRICAN AMERICANS, and others deemed as 'undesireables' were being INVOLUNTARILY SYSTEMATICALY Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...previously reported that more people are becoming infected each year than previously estimated, with 56,300 new HIV infections in the United States in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is U.S government bio-weapon

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
...Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, the United States was involved a EUGENICS programs in which AFRICAN AMERICANS, and others deemed as 'undesireables' were being INVOLUNTARILY SYSTEMATICALY Read more »