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What Age Group Is Affected By Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...older people are receiving more and more attention as this population grows. In fact, on September 18, 2009, the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day was held to recognize the need to: Prevent HIV infection in this age group Understand the unique health effects of the virus in older HIV-positive people Improve the health and quality of life of older HIV-positive people Increase research on HIV and aging issues The aging HIV...
Ask the Experts

HIV Prevention, Donations, 'WHOO-HOOS', and Thanks...

Hello Over There, dr. Bobby,I read your comments on HIV Prevention, and see that your thoughts are along the same lines as mine, only that you know a lot more about it than I do. I'll write you more about it soon. What I really can't understand is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...drugs "have been extending the sex life of many older individuals" since 1998 and "may be extending the HIV epidemic into older age groups." The use of such medications "in industrialized countries has been associated with risky safety... 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
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Examine HIV/AIDS Among Youth in Michigan, Washington State

...County recorded 37 new HIV cases in 2007, bringing the number of people living with the virus to about 380. The fastest growing age group affected by HIV/AIDS is people younger than age 25, according to the Spokesman-Review . Carr said that the... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...health care andsocial services providers, and their families need to understand how the viruscan and does impact this senior age group. About 10 percent of AIDS cases in the US female population are in womenolder than 50, with women of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American... Read more »
American Association for World Health

What We Can Do: Motivate and Educate! Sample Activities for HIV/AIDS Awareness

...with the names of community residents who have died of AIDS. Organize musical performances and educational seminars for all age groups. Contact The NAMES Project and bring panels from The AIDS Memorial Quilt to your community, (415) 882-5500. ... Read more »
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15 years old, and positive

Posted by blahblahblah, 7 Replies
...anyone would understand unless they were positive. It's depressing it really is, someone just talk to me please. Maybe in my age group tooo? Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Youth

Posted by aledbetter
...With over 50% of new HIV infections occurring in the age group of 15 to 24, young people need to be informed about HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, as well as their futures. Our site Read more »

Newly diagnosed-looking for others in my age group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi there! I'm newly diagnosed as HIV+. I was infected through heterosexual contact. I haven't started any medications yet, but have sought treatment with a really Read more »

Discrimination

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 3 Replies
...young child is involved or someone dies, racial and religious discrimination when it affects a member of the government and HIV & AIDS discrimination, only when it happens at the corporate level of a multi-billion dollar company. Some think... Read more »