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Is my court file, which references my HIV status, a matter of public record?

So my question is in regards to a traffic violation (biking in a bus lane). I am in NYC and my case was ACD- I was sentenced to a 2 hour seminar on biking safety. The woman who gave me my 'social services contract' asked me if I had any...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Thank you for submitting this question.As you learned the hard way, in New York City (and many other jurisdictions) a bicyclist may be held liable for traffic transgressions just as a motorist would under the state's Vehicle and... Read more »

Can I amend medical records?

I am HIV positive and was hit by another car. I have serious injuries after the car accident and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Medical Health Officer Says Regina HIV Cluster "Serious" Public Health Issue

The Saskatchewan district Regina Qu'Appelle recorded a cluster of six new HIV diagnoses in the last two months, prompting health officials at a news conference on Tuesday to call attention to the serious public health issue. Last year, Regina... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Iowa Health Department Reports Decreasing Number of Newly Recorded HIV Cases, AIDS-Related Deaths

The Iowa Department of Public Health recently reported that 10 fewer HIV cases were newly recorded in the first half of 2008 than in the same period in 2007, the Associated Press reports (Associated Press, 1/20). In addition, the number of Iowans... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Higher Risk of Certain Cancers Being Recorded in HIV-Positive People

Physicians in the U.S. are reporting a higher risk for certain types of cancers -- such as liver, head, neck and lung -- in people living with HIV/AIDS, raising concerns that a cancer epidemic is imminent in the population, the Baltimore Sun ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Child Deaths Drop to Record Low Worldwide, HIV/AIDS Hampering Progress in Africa, UNICEF Figures Say

The number of deaths among children under age five worldwide reached a record low of nearly 10 million in 2006 because of global efforts to promote malaria prevention measures, childhood immunization and breast-feeding; however, HIV/AIDS has... Read more »
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the record set straight

Posted by Anonymous
From RMK forum

Hi Ryan When is a diagnosis simply 100% definitive (what 100% means in the medical arena, that's clear), independent from the way of exposure and individual condition?
Thank you for your answer

The Centers for Disease Control... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
I am retired due to hiv/aids and other conditions. I am too sick to work but not sick enough to die. I want to move somewhere in the US (or even out of country if that's possible anymore). I make about 58.000 USD per year on SSDI + disability... Read more »