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Teens And Hiv Prevention

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...opportunity to create a supporting and loving environment so that your children will feel comfortable asking questions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention. (2003). Fact Sheet: HIV and its transmission: Retrieved March 2003. Heft, L., et. al. (1997). Fact Sheet: How do parents and children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS...
Ask the Experts

ARE WE SENDING OUT THE RIGHT MESSAGES?

First let me explain the reason why I have sent this message. I am a male (gay) living with HIV and have been for over 20 years. It as always been my principle and value to practice what I preach. In other words safer/safe sex is a must for all. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Afghanistan, the world and the universe.I'll reprint some information from the archives that discusses my feelings regarding HIV prevention and Obama's plans to cut spending on abstinence only sex education. Dr. BobPrevention equals condoms.... Read more »

Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I went to the Er and was prescribed Viread and combavir, will this lower my chances of contracting Hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and behavioral. During trials, all participants must receive state-of-the-art HIV risk-reduction counseling and other proven HIV prevention interventions. Even if these trials demonstrate that PrEP can reduce HIV transmission, it is equally... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Since 1985, amfAR has... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Since 1985, amfAR has... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Video Game Teaches Kenyan Teens HIV Prevention

..."Pamoja Mtaani" -- Swahili for "Together in the Hood" -- hones in "on five key behaviours that can reduce HIV infections among youth: delaying the onset of sexual activity, abstinence, avoiding multiple sex partners, correct and consistent condom... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Massachusetts: Chelsea Officials Developing Teen HIV Prevention Strategy

...Chelsea, Mass., officials have begun to develop a new HIV prevention strategy for teenagers following the recent release of statistics showing that nearly one-quarter of new HIV infections reported Read more »
The Body

Youth Activist Brings HIV Prevention to an Urban Children's Hospital

...Programs that are actually working -- I will take a minute to speak just broadly about what's going on in Philadelphia and the HIV prevention community, which I think is just really fantastic. Throughout Philadelphia, we've embraced the community... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

REAL Men: A Group-Randomized Trial of an HIV Prevention Intervention for Adolescent Boys

...than did control-group fathers," the authors found. This study demonstrates that fathers can serve as important educators on HIV prevention and sexuality for their sons, the researchers concluded. Back to other news for July 2007 Search... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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? Where would it be most effective - school,... Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Deaths Arizona Hispanic Group Decides to End HIV/AIDS Services Through Ryan White Program Opportunity for "More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India "Should Not Be Lost," NEJM Perspective Says Perspective Piece Examines Male... Read more »

HIV Education

Posted by Anonymous
...is number 11th among U.S. cities. But the $1 million state grant going out to 24 mostly black churches this year is the first AIDS prevention money of any kind that the state government has coughed up since 1984. My colleagues ignored HIV because... Read more »