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Teen Living With AIDS

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Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. The statistics you are both looking forare available here on the Internet. Go to the following website:http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/stats/hasrlink.htmThis will take you to the CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance... Read more »

HELP WITH MY TEEN WHO IS HIV+

I want to be as honest as possible so that I can get to the bottom of what happened to my niece.... Read more »

HIV and Teens

As a health teacher I would like to know your opinion of how many teens actually aquire HIV every... Read more »
Articles
Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

The Voices Of Teens Living With HIV: How You Can Support Us

An excerpt from Teenagers, HIV and AIDS: Insights From Youths Living With the Virus by Maureen E. Lyon and Lawrence J. D'Angelo, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006, List $49.95. The Gift of Love By Michael A. Dowling Love is a gift That... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Dallas Teen Has Lived to Tell About Life With HIV

A 14-year-old girl in suburban Dallas is poised to tell the world something many people would keep quiet, that she has been living with HIV since birth. Brianna Lamar is in contention to represent Texas in a program sponsored by the Children's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Nonprofit's Programs to Educate Teens, Their Parents on Risk Factors for AIDS

Educating Teens about HIV/AIDS Inc., a nonprofit organization, will sponsor a series titled "Live Life Without the Disease," which will unite teens and their parents in discussions of cultural and social influences on health. CDC has indicated that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

He Walks the World, Talks AIDS With Teens

Fitchburg native John Chittick, 60, has been talking with teens on the street about HIV/AIDS for more than a decade, a mission he has taken international in his travels to 80 countries. For his efforts, the founder of nonprofit TeenAIDS-PeerCorps... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 someone that has a story to tell. Someone that wants to fight against the spread of... Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting 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... Read more »

Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK YOU ALL!

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Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am the new Director at a small AIDS Service Organization in a rural area and I want to hear from teens who live in simialr areas to find out what can be done to help teens hear HIV prevention messages. What do you need to be hearing from adults? ... Read more »