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Students In The U.s. Living With Aids

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National AIDS Policy, Summer School Student Needs Your Help!!!!!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!!!!!!!! I have to write a brief paper on why the United States needs a National AIDS Policy. I haven't got a clue.... My teacher suggested I contact you... really, she said it would be OK. I really really need to pass this class Dr....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to contact me. The reasons for developing an effective national AIDS strategy include:1.There is a new HIV infection in the U.S. every nine minutes.2.There has been no reduction in the incidence of new infections in eight years.3.One in every... Read more »

Discrimination against HIV+ medical student

Hello Dr Bob, I am a third year medical student who recently found out I was HIV+. I stupidly... Read more »

Student Exposure- Please Help

Dr. Bob, First and foremost you are truly an inspirational man and a true healer. Secondly I have a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.S. Residents Test Positive For HIV at Late Stage, Few High School Students Being Tested, CDC Reports Find

...reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily U.S. HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. ¬© Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drop in HIV Risk Behaviors Seen in U.S. High School Students

...infection," the report recommended. The reports, " Trends in HIV- and STD-Related Risk Behaviors Among High School Students -- United States, 1991-2007 " and " HIV Prevention Education and HIV-Related Policies in Secondary Schools -- Selected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Among High School Students -- United States, 2007

... In the United States, an estimated 1.1 million persons were living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in 2006, of whom an estimated Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in HIV-Related Sexual Risk Behaviors Among High School Students -- Selected U.S. Cities, 1991-1997

..., human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was the seventh leading cause of death among persons aged 15-24 years in the United States during 1997 ( 2 ) . To determine whether the prevalence of HIV-related sexual risk behaviors among high... Read more »
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Grad student who just tested positive

Posted by yandus8, 11 Replies
...treating the disease, but I don't know what to expect. Can I actually live a somewhat normal life? How long can someone who gets HIV in 2008 expect to live? The only people who know about my condition are my doctor and my boyfriend and yet I... Read more »

Fear of returning to college

Posted by looking4amiracle, 4 Replies
...time period I was diagnosed. Can anyone offer any advice? I wish there was government funding to help us get low interest student loans or grants but I cant find anything. Thanks for the support guys. Read more »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...communicable disease of public health significance. Any foreign national applying for legal permanent residence (a green card) in the U.S. must undergo a medical examination which includes an HIV test. If the applicant tests positive, her/his... Read more »

need some info

Posted by bstnguy25, 1 Reply
...Hello all, I have a question regarding the HIV and travelling to the U.S. I used to lived in the U.S and I used to have a student visa. I did not finish my school and student visa still valid. However, Read more »