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Where Do U Find The Most Infected People With Hiv In Usa

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection.
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Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...week involved 1927 serodiscordant couples. HIV incidence was retrospectively monitored between early 2006 and the end of 2008. Individuals were interviewed about their HIV risk behaviour.The patients contributed a total of 4918 person-years of... Read more »

New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of their condition and under medical care. Plus they would have to prove they have health insurance that is accepted in the United States! Needless to say, these requirements are unjust, illogical and stigmatizing!The new rules do call for... 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
...thing to do. The ban was discriminatory and was based on irrational fear rather than science. (See below.)I strongly suggest you spend time reviewing the information on this site and related links. You have much to learn about HIV and at present... Read more »

Hell in the USA now!

May I ask why on earth is there no American HIV activists or campaign fighting the US ban on travel of HIV+ sorry asses into the US of A?Are you Americans so consumed by your own problems that you are not aware of how much problems is this ban...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...David Response from Dr. Frascino Hi David, I do not recommend you take a treatment break. Just pack your meds in your carryon. You shouldn't have any difficulties. Bush vowed to lift the travel ban on World AIDS Day 2006. Whether he actually did... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

What U.S. Health Care Reform Means for People With HIV

...The 2010 health care reform overhaul package is the most comprehensive national health care legislation in the history of the United States and the most ambitious expansion of health care since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. While... Read more »
The Body PRO

Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...the denominator has increased is probably what has led to having the share go down. Could you explain what you mean when you say that the share has gone down but the numbers have stayed stable? Anne Spaulding: Think of it as a fraction. On... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Urges President to Eliminate U.S. Travel Restrictions for People Living With HIV

...the statutory requirement that HIV be included on the list of diseases or conditions that make a person inadmissible to the United States. In addition, the letter urges the President then to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Medicaid Funding Cuts Affect People With AIDS Across the U.S.

...known that the Medicaid program (MediCalin California) is the single biggest source of publiclyfunded AIDS treatment in the United States -- bigger thanMedicare and bigger than the Ryan White Care Act. Medicaidspent $6.9 billion on people with... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside Read more »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...can visit a hospital emergency room, and your health must be stabilized regardless of your ability to pay. Some states allow individuals with HIV to obtain HIV-related primary health care and HIV medication through the AIDS Drug Assistance... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS as a doctor and a journalist when I traveled the world meeting patients. From Thailand to Kenya to Rwanda to India to the United States, the faces staring back at me were the same faces I had seen my entire life. A soft-spoken veiled... Read more »