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Treatment Of Hiv Aids And African Americans

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...it is recognized early. For this reason, in order to get ahead of this epidemic, all adults (aged 13 to 64), especially all African Americans, should ask for an HIV test. Knowing ones status is the only way to protect yourself (by getting... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...substance. For instance, in the U.S. we have a huge and ever increasing racial and economic disparity in HIV infection rates: African Americans account for half of the new HIV infections in the U.S., despite representing only 13% of the U.S.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Event to Focus on HIV/AIDS in African-American Community

...public health director. "Education is our most powerful tool against the disease. By understanding the risk factors they control, African Americans can make decisions that protect against HIV/AIDS and prevent it from spreading." "The cumulative... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Workers Must Address HIV/AIDS Conspiracy Theories in African-American Communities to Fight Disease, Editorial Says

...Recent survey results that show African Americans believe HIV/AIDS conspiracy theories are "dismaying," and the myths pose a "real risk" of harming efforts to provide HIV/AIDS Read more »
Body Positive

State of Emergency: HIV/AIDS Among African Americans

... African Americans Bear the Most Severe Burden of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Our national investment in HIV prevention, research, treatment, care and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Forum on HIV/AIDS and African Americans in Riverside County

...Public Health officials and community organizations in Riverside County are offering a free, public forum about HIV/AIDS and African Americans in the western part of the county. First 5 Riverside's Faith-Based Partnership for Community Change... Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...chapters in 50 states and approximately 250,000 membersthe NAACP has played a critical leadership role in advancing the rights of African Americans and evolving American democracy in ways that are relevant to the lives of all Americans. The... Read more »

New African/African American Meeting Place Online

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website dedicated to African/African Americans. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. We Read more »

HIV + from breast secretions on penis?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know of any cases of HIV transmission from breast secretions making contact with a male penis? Read more »