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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...try to "self-medicate" by using drugs or alcohol to make their problems go away. If you feel that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies show that there is a connection between depression and HIV care, treatment, and disease progression. For...
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Re:Re HIV and Disability

Hey Dr. Bob, no need to thank me for the last post! I'm always happy to do my part. By my calculations, you've given me way more minutes of smiles and laughter reading your columns than I've spent on the response to SSI-guy (and often there's some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disease. That's still being worked out.Perhaps the best way to approach this case would be to state that anemia in the setting of HIV/AIDS is often multifactorial in nature. Certainly anemia of chronic disease may well be a contributing factor in... 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
...lowincome Americans with HIV/AIDS. The RWCA is one of the largest sources of federal funds for primary health care and support services for patients with HIV/AIDS. The bill was named after Ryan White, an Indiana teenager whose courageous struggle... Read more »

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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the nightmare bearable." Personally I use all four money, rage, science and humor!As for volunteer opportunities to promote HIV/AIDS awareness and education, my foundation does not have any active programs in the Jacksonville area at this time.... Read more »

Have AIDS with no insurance

I have a aunt who is 63yrs old, has low income and does not have any insurance and has recently been diagnosed with AIDS. How can we help her get insurance and get her started with any treatment.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...is to contact your local AIDS service organization (check out ASOfinder.com). The ASO folks should be able to direct her to services and doctors in the area that can help her navigate her recent diagnosis as well as the sometimes formidable... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Funding for HIV/AIDS Services in Los Angeles County Cut by $1.9 Million

... Federal funding for social and medical services for low-income, HIV-positive people in Los Angeles County, has been cut by $1.9 million in 2006, a reduction of 5.2% from 2005, according to information Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Florida Receives Less Federal AIDS Funding Than Last Year, May Cut Some HIV/AIDS Social Service Programs

... Secretary Tommy Thompson. The grants, which total $595 million, are provided to cities nationwide to fund care and support services for low-income HIV-positive people. Forty of the 51 grants are less than last year's funding levels, with cuts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S., Massachusetts Governments Need to Continue to Fund HIV/AIDS Services, Antiretroviral Drugs, Editorial Says

...Boston this year will receive $1.1 million less than last year in federal Ryan White CARE Act funding for services for low-income HIV-positive people. The funding cut -- from $14.8 million in 2004 to $13.7 million this year -- is related to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Awards $1.7 Billion in Ryan White CARE Act Grants for HIV/AIDS Care for Low-Income People

...Leavitt on Wednesday announced 174 grants totaling nearly $1.7 billion for states, territories and cities to provide care and services for low-income HIV-positive people, according to an HHS release . The grants are provided under three titles... Read more »
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Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 4 Replies
...have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma. It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff. I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable, as the services here are BAD! ... Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
...manager at the Kaiser pharmacy who agreed to mail my drugs directly from there. I told them I am not asking for special and unique service, but something is very wrong here. It seems that one of the largest health care organizations is really... Read more »