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Percentage Of White Women With Hiv In America

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...(US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among all Hispanics/Latinos. The rate of new infections among Hispanic/Latino men was more than...
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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
...weeks away. We have had eight years of failed leadership on domestic HIV issues, including insufficient funding for the Ryan White Program, attempts to end Medicaid as an entitlement program, refusal to make important fixes to the Medicare Part D... 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
...year 2009 budget proposal would reduce funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which administers the Ryan White Program, by $1 billion from fiscal year 2008 levels! In addition, he calls for renewing the ban on city funding... 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
...year 2009 budget proposal would reduce funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which administers the Ryan White Program, by $1 billion from fiscal year 2008 levels! In addition, he calls for renewing the ban on city funding... Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recreational drugs, and 90% were current or former smokers. About half were African-American, 40% were Latina, and 10% were white. In this population with high rates of drug use, the average age of menopause onset was 46 years in the HIV positive... Read more »
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The Body

This Month in HIV: Stopping HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

...detection, finding out that you need health care. Secondly, it's being an advocate for yourself. Today, as the result of the Ryan White CARE Act and other programs, it is easier to get health care than it was -- although it's increasingly... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS in Black America as Severe as in Africa

...people living with HIV are women. According to U.S. government statistics, African-American women are 23 times more likely than white women to be diagnosed with AIDS, and the disease remains the leading cause of death among Black women between... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Executive Summary: Black America and HIV Testing

...AIDS in America: A Black Disease Over the course of a lifetime, Black men are 6.5 times more likely to become infected than white men. These disparities are even more pronounced for Black women, who are 19 times more likely than white women to... Read more »
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families

CDC Study on Poverty and HIV Rates in Inner-City Neighborhoods: Familiar Story to Some, Still Unacceptable!

...by race or ethnicity in these low-income urban areas: prevalence was 2.1% among blacks, 2.1% among Hispanics, and 1.7% among whites. By contrast, the U.S. epidemic overall is characterized by severe racial/ethnic disparities: the HIV prevalence... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...population but accounted for 46 percent of those infected with HIV (510,100 people). About 35 percent of those with HIV were white and 18 percent were Hispanic, according to the CDC. Black women were nearly 18 times more likely than white women... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...constricted. While developing nations push for universal access, America is cutting crucial existing programs (such as the Ryan White Care Act, Medicaid and ADAP) that have successfully provided reliable prevention information and treatment for... Read more »

Interview for news article

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...magazine on women and human rights. You can see it at www.voices-unabridged.com I would like to profile a woman living with HIV in New York city. You can remain anonymous and not have your name cited in the article if you so choose. My approach... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...their wives and girlfriends. "This [campaign] is sort of harkening back to the gay community, which is associated with being white and middle-class and it excludes, frankly, men who may be at very high risk but don't identify as being gay,"... Read more »