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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Rates of New HIV Infections, by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2006 Source: CDC. Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV, as will 1 in 106 Hispanic/Latina women. In 2008, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for more than 19% of the...
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Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hole). HIV cannot permeate intact skin. The shaft of your joystick is covered with skin (not mucous membrane). As for the recent reports on HIV incidence and prevalence rates in Black America, yes, they are alarming indeed. (See below.) All the... 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
...parents on this topic will not be easy, but I would encourage you to continue trying. How about doing a school project on HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh? That way you could talk about HIV/AIDS with teachers and classmates and show your parents your... Read more »

Is it a republican conspiracy?

Every year I go to my local AIDS Service organization to get an HIV test.This year I went to get my test and I was told they no longer offer anonymous HIV test. That there was no funding for anonymous tests and I could have a confidential test.In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...difference between anonymous and confidential HIV testing. I'll post below a few items from the archives that deal with the new names-reporting laws. Funds are being cut off to anonymous testing sites, because Bush and his cronies want the name... Read more »

My HIV+ friend believes AIDS denialist, Gary Null

He recently attended a Gary Null seminar (delivered before a full auditorium) and says he is convinced that HIV is not sexually transmissable, AIDS has nothing to do with HIV, and that his medication is a hoax created by the pharmaceutical industry....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an occupational needle stick and laceration I sustained while performing a medical procedure on a patient with advanced-stage AIDS in January 1991. This was documented by serial HIV tests that demonstrated my seroconversion from HIV negative to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV, Hepatitis C Rates in Massachusetts Prisons Among Highest in United States, Report Says

...according to a study scheduled to be released this week by the Massachusetts Public Health Association , the Boston Globe reports. According to the report, Massachusetts prisons have the seventh-highest HIV prevalence rate in the country,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: State Reports Highest Number of New HIV Cases in Eight Years

...1998, when it recorded 100 cases. "I would like this to be a wake up call to action," said Randy Mayer, who heads DPH's HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis program. "It's not a huge peak, but it's an upward turn." Of the 113 diagnoses, nearly 75 percent were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Key Trends "Lost Amid Alarm" Over District of Columbia HIV/AIDS Report, Washington Post Reports

... A recent report that showed an HIV/AIDS prevalence rate of about 3% in the District of Columbia "brought new attention to AIDS" in the city, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montgomery County, Ala., Has Highest HIV/AIDS Rate in State

... There were 839 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in Alabama in 2008, and of those 122 were reported in Montgomery County, which had the highest number in the state per capita, Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...of Northern Manhattan for more than 30 years. As an integral component of Ryan's health services for people living with HIV/AIDS is the Mental Health Program for Adults. They offer HIV/AIDS support and treatment with a Special Health Outreach to... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...infected. In Canada, 65,000 people are infected with HIV. The rates of infection among our aboriginal population in Canada are reported to rival the worst hit areas of Africa! HIV infection among aboriginal people is twice the rate of infection... Read more »

African Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I HAVE READ ALOT ABOUT OTHORDOX AND DISSENT VIEWS IN REGARD TO HIV AND AIDS FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS, BUT I BELIEVE WITH ALL MIGHT HEART THAT THERE IS SOMETHING VERY WRONG WITH THE COVENTIONAL OTHORDOX VIEW Read more »