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Teaching Teens About Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basketball Without Borders Teaches Teens About HIV/AIDS

This summer, the NBA is sponsoring "Basketball Without Borders" in Puerto Rico, South Africa, China and Lithuania. In the program, teens from all over the world learn about HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention while picking up basketball tips from the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Video Game Teaches Kenyan Teens HIV Prevention

PlusNews/IRIN examines a multi-player PC video game that teaches Kenyan teens how to avoid becoming infected with HIV. "Pamoja Mtaani" -- Swahili for "Together in the Hood" -- hones in "on five key behaviours that can reduce HIV infections among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Forum Will Teach Delaware Teens About HIV

Delaware's fifth annual Youth HIV Forum will take place Saturday at the Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington. The featured speaker will be Marvelyn Brown, an HIV-positive resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., who heads an HIV consulting firm and has... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Cyber-Worried-Gal,Thank you. As I have frequently said, if we all just did our part, we could stop AIDS cold in its tracks! Even though HIV/AIDS remains 100% fatal, it is also 100% preventable! I find it unfortunate that so many folks are... Read more »

HIV and Teens

As a health teacher I would like to know your opinion of how many teens actually aquire HIV every year. I am really unsure of this statistic; however, I do believe the government likes to scare teens into thinking that if they have unprotected sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Current statistics suggest half of all new HIV infections in the U.S. occur in young adults aged 13-24. For the past 15 years or so, it was estimated that we had approximately 40,000 new HIV infections per year here in the U.S. Newer data... Read more »

Teaching and HIV

Hello. Could you tell me if there would be any problems in teaching grade school (in NJ) while HIV positive? Do the states or communities have any regulations? I don't want to put in the years at college if I won't be able to find a...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The legal precedent that answers your question was set in Orange County several years ago in Chalk v. a school district (I don't recall which one) in Orange County. Mr. Chalk was removed from his grade school classroom when the district learned... Read more »

Teaching And HIV

Hello, I live in England and I am a primary school teacher. I want to have a HIV test but one of the things putting me off is what will happen with my job if I am positive. ARe HIV positive people legally allowed to work as teachers in England? I...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
All of us who respond at this forum live in the US, so we are not experts on British policy. But I suggest that you contact the board/department of government/ministry that oversees the teaching profession in England and ask what health conditions... Read more »
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Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. Read more »

Would like HELP with how to teach others on HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just found out that I am HIV positve and I took it pretty good. Now for my family and friends that is a whole new stort in it's self. I would like to know how to teach and just help out my small town. When I say small I mean about 2,000 people.... Read more »


Posted by vasco, 5 Replies
Me and my wife are on a kind of magnet and my 5weeks daughter are negative and my wife is positive. we find out when she became pregnant last year... but i have done 3test in deferents clinics... the result still come back... Read more »

Thanks for teaching us!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I am a girl of 26 years old that is reading almost everyday your posts. Few months ago I was pretty scared, But finally I tested negative. Reading your post and comments helps me a lot to keep the calm waiting for the results. Eventhough ,... Read more »