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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. That's one every hour! Two thirds of these infected teens and young adults contract HIV... Read more »

TEEN WITH HIV

I received a response on my question for my 18 year old niece who is HIV+. The next question is... Read more »

INSURANCE FOR A TEEN WITH HIV

Where can If find life insurance for my 18 year old niece who is HiV+? Her story is very... Read more »
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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

Uganda: Teens With HIV Prefer Religion to ARVs

Observers say some HIV-positive Ugandan teenagers are abandoning their antiretroviral treatment, believing religion can cure them of the virus. Baylor College of Medicine's Children's Foundation Uganda treats more than 4,000 HIV-positive children,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Teen HIV Web Site Unveiled

AIDS Action Philadelphia and the Web-development group Zigzag Net Inc. on Wednesday unveiled a Web site to educate teenagers about HIV/AIDS. The interactive site, www.toughchoices.org , urges teens to get free and anonymous HIV testing, and it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Number of Teens With HIV/AIDS On the Rise

Young adults ages 13-19 make up an increasing proportion of Oakland County HIV/AIDS cases, from 13 percent in 2001 to 33 percent in 2005, the latest year for which figures are available. "The increase is significant," "scary," and it means youths... Read more »
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Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... 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 someone that has a story to tell. Someone that wants to fight against the spread of... Read more »

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.

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Wanted: Teens with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I am a current Columbia College Chicago student who is shooting a public service announcement about this very subject. I am looking for HIV positive teens and young adults (12-26) who are willing to go on camera and talk about their story. I hope to... Read more »