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What Drives People To Speak About Hiv Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

... What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of
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I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation! I have much more to say about this topic and how the "chronic manageable condition mantra" may actually be hindering our HIV prevention efforts. I invite you to stay tuned for "A Chronic, Not Always So Manageable, Condition, Part II."As for... Read more »


My first love told me after we got back together after 3 yrs of separation he has had HIV for 2 yrs.. i cried for weeks... the thought of losing him was horrible. I was scared to get tested even though i hadnt had sex with him in 3 yrs but i got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anything doesn't exist. I would suggest you follow your boyfriend's advice. Get better informed about HIV-transmission risk, HIV prevention and safer sexual techniques. A good place to start is by reviewing the information in the archives of this... Read more »

Straight talk about being an Afro-woman and staying safe

Great work Dr. Bob you are definitely making your peace with God by educating and helping so many people. Here is my question or comment There is a lot of focus on homosexual relationships and HIV while afro-women are being hit the hardest. I doubt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation, has cut funds for many domestic HIV-prevention programs. One way to get the message out is to personally start talking about HIV to all our friends, lovers, families and colleagues. Here's a good statistic for you to share: 92% of... Read more »

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
...from 1.8% in 2001 to more than 4% by 2004. In one Dhaka "hotspot," the prevalence has jumped to 9%. Designing effective HIV/AIDS prevention programs will require better understanding of the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and practices among... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Support Concrete and Specific HIV Prevention Measures in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy!

...SisterLove, Inc. Julie Davids Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP) Anna Ford Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services Jennifer Hecht, MPH STOP AIDS Project Ernest Hopkins San... Read more »
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Youth Activist Brings HIV Prevention to an Urban Children's Hospital

...Programs that are actually working -- I will take a minute to speak just broadly about what's going on in Philadelphia and the HIV prevention community, which I think is just really fantastic. Throughout Philadelphia, we've embraced the community... Read more »
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This Positive Life : An Interview With HIV Prevention Activist Jose Ramirez

...called La ClĂ­nica del Pueblo . I work with a project there called Mpoderate, which stands for "empowerment." It's an HIV/AIDS prevention program for queer Latino immigrant youth in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The way we do our stuff is... Read more »
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"Sex Pigs" Campaign Creates Space for Sexually Adventurous Australian Men to Talk About HIV Risk

...Triffitt, from Positive Life New South Wales , Sydney. The poster is " Sex Pigs: A Rough Guide to Dirty Sex -- A New Approach to HIV Prevention ." Tell us a little bit about your poster. Does it describe a program, or a study that you are... Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention methods that work but also, the presidents government policies on HIV/AIDS prevention are endangering lives! President Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to... Read more »

transgender HIV prevention

Posted by kami
...Transgender Individuals in San Francisco Needed for HIV Prevention Study Want to earn $25 for an hour of your time and help with the fight against AIDS? I am an AIDS researcher from the University Read more »

HIV thoughts driving me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies I had appendicitis in and had an appendectomy on Jan 2 and read that HIV+ tend to get appendicitis a lot higher than Neg people. So now I'm freacking out again. Someone please help!!! Read more »