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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
Ask the Experts

Too Scared to Get Tested? (follow-up from VV Worried)

OK Guys, I just wanna say: I know what you're going through! First thing for you to do is to pick someone to confide in, and ask them to help you through it. I wouldn't have even faced up to getting tested if I had have kept it all bottled up inside...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...messed-up cookie x Response from Dr. Frascino Hi Cookie, Thanks for your thanks and your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Both are warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending an extra dose of my... Read more »

Why am I confusing numbers with letters... "p" and a "9" or "6" and a"g".... mostly when typing or reading?

Why am I confusing numbers with letters... "p" and a "9" or "6" and a "g".... mostly when typing or reading? It's causing frustrations at work. The problem sort of comes and goes but it's been real bad for a while. I have trouble holding onto...
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
...from substances, and HIV itself. Confusing letters and numbers is typical for dyslexia, in which interpretation of graphic symbols is difficult. Methamphetamine is neurotoxic but most studies indicate that the brain can "rewire" after about 24... Read more »

wet purpura

DR,I have had several tests after 4 and 8 months of a exposure with an african sex worker. The test 8 months after exposure was done a month after experiencing painly lymph nodes and the prescence of what is called wet purpura (trombophenia) in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Koen,You've had negative HIV tests at four and eight months after a potential exposure. These results are definitive and conclusive. (If the African sex worker Read more »

HIV Origin

Hi Doc. What do you think about Tulane University's recent study that suggests SIV has been up to 75,000 years ago? How does data change what we thought we knew about HIV, its lethality, and its presence amongst human populations in the past?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...malaria, smallpox, and polio required many syringes, and their re-use was often officially approved. The devices also became status symbols in non-medical settings.However, University of Arizona virologist Michael Worobey, who co-authored the... Read more »
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The Body

LEARN: Educate Yourself and Others About HIV/AIDS

... However much you think you know about HIV/AIDS, there is always more to learn. And of course, if you're just beginning to learn about HIV in the first place, there is definitely Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quilt Remains a Poignant Symbol on World AIDS Day

... When it was last displayed in its entirety, in October 1996, the AIDS Memorial Quilt stretched along the National Mall from the Washington Monument to the US Capitol. That year, the quilt included Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indifference Is Preying on People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Reflecting on AIDS 2010 in a Globe and Mail column , the newspaper's Andre Picard writes of the decision of protesters gathered at the conference Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Publish Local Reactions to World AIDS Day

...museums to mark World AIDS Day and acknowledge the "creative loss in the arts community by AIDS." The efforts include various HIV/AIDS-related exhibits. At the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, for example, a 26th century B.C. Greek marble... Read more »
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please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...conference is boycotted by many foreign health officials and scientists because of U.S. policy barring entrance to foreigners with HIV/AIDS. The international conference scheduled to be held in Boston in 1992 is ultimately moved to Amsterdam. ... Read more »

HIV,Diabetes,HEPATITIS

Posted by JFLYNNEVO8
...Hello check this out i ran across this company that is out of thailand who has helped people with cancer, hepatitis, hiv aids, and Diabetes. Here is there website check them out ... Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, Read more »