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Popular Misconceptions About Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Youths Have Misconceptions on HIV/AIDS

"Recent news of increases in HIV infection in people ages 30 or younger should be an alarming wake-up call here in Nashville. ... "Most did not witness the initial wave of the AIDS epidemic, which devastated individuals and families. Many gay and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: 25 Years Later, Misconceptions Persist About HIV/AIDS

Since CDC first reported AIDS cases 25 years ago, misconceptions still surround the disease in Tennessee. "AIDS goes home with businessmen to their wives; wives bring it home to their husbands," said Sister Adamarie Kost, director of The Home Place,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Risk Factors, Misconceptions Could Lead to "Rapid Spread" of Virus in Egypt, Daily News Reports

Although Egypt has a low HIV prevalence at 0.02%, numerous risk factors and misconceptions about the virus could lead to a "rapid spread" of the disease, Egypt's Daily News reports. According to the News , factors such as overpopulation among... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Misconception of Life Insurance For HIV/AIDS

Dear Ms. Franzoi, On May 9 someone wrote asking why you advise people with HIV to go to certain companies for life insurance coverage. The person writing further states these companies don't offer life insurance coverage to anyone with HIV....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Thank you. In addition, I just learned that Gerber Life will offer policies for $3,000, $5,000 or $7,000 to individuals between the ages of 50 and 75 on a guaranteed issue basis.... Read more »

Most popular nutritional products in HIV

NelsonWhat are the most popular vitamin/nutrition products marketed in HIV? If you have costs, that would be great. Gracias mi amigo...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
These are the ones that have some research behind them in HIV:Omega 3 fish oils- They lower triglycerides and may have other benefits like anti-inflammatory properties. 2000-3000 mg per day. It will probably run $30 per month depending on the... Read more »

WHY ARE YOU SO POPULAR! WHY!!!!

Dr Robert J FrascinoYou are like a celeb in this area, everyone i ask who to ask is always you, is funny i check the "ask the experts" section and i guess with your smile everyone likes to click on you, i know there are many question for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV risk is so remote that it's essentially nonexistent. There have been no documented cases of HIV transmission from rimming or getting rimmed.Next, your "symptoms" three days after the incident would not be due to HIV.... Read more »

mr popular

Hey Dr. Bob!I can see you are obviously flooded with emails and questions, so I'll make this short and sweet. Weight loss during early HIV infection: associated with faster disease progression? Furthermore, if one loses a certian amount of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Tortilla,The biggest problem in HIV disease isn't so much weight loss, but rather loss of lean body mass. Maintaining lean body mass (muscles, organs, etc.) is associated with improved survival. HIV wasting causes loss of lean body mass... Read more »
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Popular Science article

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Popular Science: How a 99.99% Accurate Test Can Be Wrong Half the Time

An article in the July 2002 issue of Popular Science magazine
with no risk factors. Here1s the text from page 78: HIV testing is 99.99 percent accurate, a doctor might tell his
pati... Read more »

HEAL Seattle Online: July Issue

Posted by Anonymous
Subject: HEAL Seattle Online: July Issue

"Orthodox AIDS Scientists Hold Popularity Contest for HIV Theory" by Lynn Gannet

"Blueprints for Health",
a set of vintage "poppers" ads promoting a "healthy" lifestyle

"HIV Help: A Primer"
a document featuring... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
More and more HIV dating site are created and I recommend HIVromances.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

120,000+ Conversations Per Day
15,000+ Daily Active... Read more »