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Posted by lilmisskathy
HEY my name is kathy im 12 and im nt real sure that im ment 4 love sence im +... im black so half the kids at my school already think i got it because of my color.. im suppa athletic, i love runing track, playin basketball and singing.. im good at... Read more »

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www.pozbuddies.com is an online dating portal exclusively for singles with a sexually transmitted disease. Gone are the days when you had to stay alone and be isolated fearing being mocked at by others. We aims to connect you with thousands of... Read more »

Looking for Real People with HIV for Photo Shoot in Atlanta

Posted by talentsoup
TalentSoup is holding an open casting call for real people, preferably those that are HIV positive. The chosen talent will be used in print advertising for an HIV drug and the ads will target health care professionals. We are looking for Caucasian,... Read more »

Looking for people to interview with HIV or AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
I am writing a series of articles about AIDS and HIV infections aimed at college students in Pullman and Moscow Idaho. Many students feel their risk of catching such a disease in a small town is virtually non-existant. I have had difficulty... Read more »
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HIV positive and looking to work abroad.

I am HIV positive and am considering moving to Thailand for work. I need to know if there are any HIV 'friendly' insurance providers that will NOT ask if I am HIV positive or that would cover me (highly unlikely) if I am. I am not looking...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
There are no restrictions on a person with HIV entering or leaving Thailand, however, there is little information on working in that country with HIV. I am aware of several people with HIV who have moved there for the lower cost of living, but they... Read more »

Latest findings on cognitive impairment of undetectable HIV positive people?

Dear Dr. Fawcett,My boyfriend is HIV positive for four years and undetectable for approximately the same time. His memory is, however, failing and he is only in his mid 30s. He has no recollection of some things I told him. He has trouble focusing....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. As you know, combination antiretroviral therapies (CART) have reduced the incidence of cognitive impairment in both symptomatic and asymptomatic persons living with HIV. Despite this decrease, cognitive impairment remains a... Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in POZ.com yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious?This is especially significant for people like me, which happen to be in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We've known and preached for some time now that having an undetectable HIV plasma viral load significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. That's excellent news for folks like you and me, because of our magnetic coupling... Read more »

HIV Positive People & Service Dogs

My primary care provider and psychologist both specialize in treatment and therapy of people who are HIV positive. They work together in my treatment. I am HIV positive and suffer from severe anxiety and secondary post traumatic stress, for which my...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Yes, both HIV and AIDS are qualified "disabilities" under the Americans with Disabilities Act and as such, your status qualifies you for protection under the federal law. Since your doctors have already demonstrated how and why... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People on HAART Have Slightly Higher Risk of Heart Attack Than People Not on Treatment, Study Says

HIV-positive people on highly active antiretroviral therapy have a slightly higher chance of having a heart attack than HIV-positive people who are not taking the drugs, according to a study published in the Nov. 20 issue of the New England Journal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: HIV-Positive and Looking for Help

Two Chicago-based AIDS organizations have teamed up to produce a Web site for people who are newly diagnosed with HIV, as well as for service providers, with a focus on accessing quality information and referrals. Test Positive Aware Network and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People on Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment Continue to Have Low HIV Viral Loads, Study Finds

HIV-positive people who take antiretroviral drugs for several years continue to have low HIV viral loads, according to a study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , BBC News reports. For the study,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Study Looking at Quality of Life for the HIV-Positive

The AIDS Committee of Guelph and Wellington is conducting research to determine the needs of local HIV/AIDS clients. The group is investigating whether having a case manager is more effective in connecting clients to services and improving their... Read more »