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Teens and HIV aids

How many teens a yeardo teens test positive for HIV AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Half of all new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years old. This accounts for 20,000 new HIV infections annually. Read more »

how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Actor Bobbe' J. Thompson Becomes Teen Ambassador for HIV and AIDS

... Popular young actor Bobbe' J. Thompson recently announced that he will become a teen ambassador for HIV and AIDS. Thompson, whose credits include "Role Models" and "30 Rock" will use his celebrity to fight AIDS stigma, raise awareness... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Success Seen in Program to Cut Teen HIV/AIDS Cases

...path of dangerous behaviors and redirects them through peer-to-peer education and support. During the last three years, the HIV/AIDS service organization Working Wonders has sponsored the program for about 200 youths referred by the probation... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rwanda: Efforts to Contain HIV/AIDS Among Teens Slacken

...among teens. HIV prevalence is 1 percent among people ages 15-24, said Dr. Anitha Asimwe, executive secretary of the National AIDS Control Commission. However, just 10 percent of young sexually active Rwandans say they use condoms, according to a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Harriet Tubman Express Teens Educate Community About HIV/AIDS

...1, a group of local teens went door-to-door in Chattanooga's Harriet Tubman Housing Development to educate their peers about HIV/AIDS. The teenagers are affiliated with the Harriet Tubman Express, a joint venture of the Chattanooga-Hamilton... Read more »
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Teens and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Looking for interactive education software on HIV/AIDS for teens ranging in age from 12 - 20. Read more »

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
...every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below): "The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »