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Unemployment As An Impact On Hiv/aids

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...develop Kaposi's sarcoma or KS (a cancer-like disease caused by a herpesvirus) Women tend to be diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing ...
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My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV/AIDS messages in Bangladesh is crucial to stemming the epidemic. The most-at-risk population of IDUs often faces homelessness, unemployment, and incarceration, further compounding their risk of HIV/AIDs. IDUs also participate in... Read more »

Pre-existing condition for HIV/AIDS

I am a 44 year old male with HIV/AIDS living in Muncie Indiana, currently my health plan provided through my employer will be changing from an HMO to PPO. Will I be forced to wait any length of time for the new insurance carrier to give me health...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...A change in insurance plans while working for the same employer should have no impact on you except for possible changes in deductibles, co-pays, network providers, etc. If you were to change jobs and acquire Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

CDC Biostatistians Claiming HIV/AIDS takes 16 years off your life

I have a question that has been eating away at me since the CDC in their infinite wisdom issued their findings, as usual, without caveats, additional resources, or other possible ways of more fully understanding their pronouncements.The question: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Infections (CROI). Using a statistical model, she concluded an estimated 16 years of life are lost per person on average due to HIV in the United States for patients who receive guideline (U.S. Treatment)-concordant care compared to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Gender and Sex Work on Sexual and Injecting Risk Behaviors and Their Association With HIV Positivity Among Injecting Drug Users in an HIV Epidemic in Togliatti City, Russian Federation

... Togliatti City has a large HIV epidemic associated with injecting drug use. The authors conducted the current study to examine whether risk behaviors and risk Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Groups Stress Economic Impact of HIV

...14,000 South Carolinians are living with HIV/AIDS. The disease disproportionately affects those groups with the highest rates of unemployment and without health insurance: African Americans, the poor, and people who live in rural areas. According... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Washington Post Examines PEPFAR's Impact on HIV/AIDS in Africa

... The AP/ Washington Post on Sunday examined the impact of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on the burden of HIV/AIDS in African countries. According to the AP/ Post, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Australia, Fiji Establish Coalition to Address Impact of HIV/AIDS on Business

...2009. Australia's HIV Ambassador Murray Proctor said Australia is a strong advocate for business involvement in curbing the impact of HIV/AIDS. According to the Fiji Times , there are 256 confirmed cases of HIV in the country, up from 182 in... Read more »
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Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research project for graduation that I hope will be able to positively impact the gay community. If you have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS and have received medical treatment please help me... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research project for graduation that I hope will be able to positively impact the gay community. If you have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS and have received medical treatment please help me... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

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...effective road map for Black church leaders based on the frontline experiences of NAACP faith leaders to reverse the devastating impact HIV is having in African American communities. This position will build, evaluate, and implement that roadmap... Read more »

Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being Read more »