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Teen Hiv Articles

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fact Sheets on HIV During Pregnancy; HIV/AIDS Web Site for Teens; AIDS Alliance Awards Senators; JAMA Article on Nonoccupational PEP

"HIV During Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth ," AIDS info : The series of five fact sheets describe steps an HIV-positive pregnant woman can take to preserve her health and to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. They are aimed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens Born With HIV Are at Increased Risk of Heart Disease, Says NIH: Is Medication to Blame?

This article was reported by Medical Daily . Medical Daily reported on a National Institutes of Health study of heart disease risk in HIV-positive adolescents. The researchers investigated 165 adolescents ages 15 and older who were born with... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: Condom Access -- Porn Stars Vs. Teens; High-Dose Flu Vaccine Recommended for HIV; HIV/Pregnancy Myths; and More

HIV News & Views, January 10, 2013 - TheBody.com January 10, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV News... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

Teen's Encounter with Bisexual

Hi Dr. Bob, I came across your column and I like how you write and how nice you are to all the worried people. I would greatly appreciate if you could help me with my problem. I am 17 years old and 3 weeks ago I ended up sneaking out of the house to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First a couple of comments:1.You shouldn't be sneaking out of the house to go clubbing and drinking at age 17. I think you've learned your lesson about that.2.Granny shouldn't be reading your diary. That's your private... Read more »

HIV can even penetrate healthy genital tissues? This article says so..

Hi Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. I found this article in the newspaper today. Chicago: Instead of infiltrating breaks in the skin, HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue, US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is new and very preliminary information. Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you informed as this story evolves or dissolves!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Previous article on Prostitutes with an HIV Positive client

Hey Doc, I read an article in POZ a few months ago concerning a trial where about 100 prostitutes had engaged in sex with their normal clients. 1 or more of these clients were HIV positive, the prostitutes were being tested & they remained...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not sure which specific article you are talking about, however I have heard about this issue. This is not my area of expertise, but my very "basic" and "simple" understanding of the issue is the following: There is evidence... Read more »
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an article from a WW

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I DON'T THINK gay men are doomed. I think the majority will survive AIDS. But I don't think I will survive it.

At the time I was most sexually active, I had maybe 20 or 25 partners in a month, maybe 150 partners in a year. This was in the late... Read more »

interview for Teen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi -- I write for Teen magazine. We're looking for an HIV positive teenage girl to interview for an upcoming article. Basically, we're trying to let our readers know how easily anyone can be infected and how to stay safe.
If you contracted HIV... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Article on living with HIV

Posted by Ryan_Handy
Hello,

My name is Ryan Handy and I am journalist from Columbia University. I am writing an article that focuses on the lives of HIV patients, and discusses everything from dealing with side effects of HIV medications, to adjusting one's life style... Read more »