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What Is The Related Public Health Burden Of Hiv

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Harm Reduction and HIV

...Abstinence is the ultimate goal. However, it is also good to reduce drug use and drug-related deaths, disease and crime. The criminal justice approach should not be the only method for dealing with drug use. Combining it with a public health approach is more productive. Services for drug users should be non-judgmental. They should not force people to receive services. Harm Reduction in Action Harm reduction related to drug...
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how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...insurance companies are unlikely to pay for Truvada for PrEP, the cost of which may be as high as $14,400 per year in the US. Public health care programs will not currently pay for Truvada for PrEP, and significant advocacy will be required to... Read more »

HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Carolina.Because of the restriction, no major international conference on the AIDS epidemic has been held in the United States since 1990. Public health officials here have long said there was no scientific or medical basis for the ban.Under the... 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
...efforts. "Combating HIV/AIDS also demands closing the gaps in opportunity that exist in our society so that we can strengthen our public health. We must also overcome the stigma that surrounds HIV/AIDS ? a stigma that is too often tied to... 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
...efforts. "Combating HIV/AIDS also demands closing the gaps in opportunity that exist in our society so that we can strengthen our public health. We must also overcome the stigma that surrounds HIV/AIDS ? a stigma that is too often tied to... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Journal of Public Health Issue Includes Multiple HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

... American Journal of Public Health , January 2005: The January issue of AJPH includes multiple articles on the HIV/AIDS pandemic, including the role of the Read more »
The Body PRO

Trends in AIDS-Related Opportunistic Illnesses in a Public Health Care System, 1990-2001

... Continued Benefit From Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy: Trends in AIDS-Related Opportunistic Illnesses in a Public Health Care System, 1990-2001 (ThOrC1443) Authored by D.L. Cohn, P.S. Breese, W.J. Burman, D.L. Lopez, B.L. Barth, C.A.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Possible Sexual, Injecting-Drug-Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV, Including Considerations Related to Antiretroviral Therapy

... Table of Contents Contributors Summary Introduction Therapy After Nonoccupational HIV Exposure Considerations for Using Antiretroviral Agents Possible Benefits Possible Risks Evidence of Current Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Western Public Health Lobby Must Recognize Social Dimension of HIV in Africa

...transmission -- and that's squarely in the hands of the individual, informed by his cultural and religious beliefs. ... The public health lobby answers this question by saying, essentially, 'Start using condoms.' This is the narrow-minded... Read more »
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How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tears, they are healthier on the long run...... Sometimes we need to give up some rights for the common good.. The current Public Health response to HIV is lilke pitting Kermit the Frog against a Pit Bull Terrier - all you do is reduce the... Read more »

Best states for private/public health insurance

Posted by johnpaul10028
...I am retired due to hiv/aids and other conditions. I am too sick to work but not sick enough to die. I want to move somewhere in the US (or even out Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...Industry) - for her thougts on the ELISA test. I think the Government needs to fight this HIV thing to the fullest for the sake of Public Health. You can't put a spark and gasoline together and not get an explosion. Young folks and adults are... Read more »

aids related dimentia..

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...brain. Many HIV and AIDS patients are living significantly longer, more productive lives, but HIV-related dementia is a growing public health concern and a very common neurological illness in people aged 25 to 50. It's estimated up to 25... Read more »