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Where Is A Good Place To Live For Hiv Patients

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Living With HIV, Putting Your Own Support System in Place

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis." Check out a full list of entries in the series . With HIV there are good days and there are bad days. In order to get through them you have to have... Read more »
NCM Publishers, Inc.

The Good HIV Patient

Comment Talking to people with AIDS about what constitutes an effective patient and the factors that contribute to long-term survival elicits more complex responses than posing the same questions to physicians. Patients describe adaptive behaviors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: A Place for Second Chances -- Tabor House Marks 20 Years of Helping Homeless Men With HIV/AIDS Live Their Lives and Regain Their Pride

Hartford's Tabor House is celebrating 20 years of providing refuge and support to homeless men with HIV/AIDS. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Tabor House has two locations -- one on Brownell Avenue in the city's Frog Hollow neighborhood and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

San Francisco, the best place in the world to live?

Dear Dr BobI've just checked out Sperling's Best Places website and my best city in which to live came out as San Francisco!I've never been, but what I've read looks totally fantastic and as an added bonus you live there!! Is it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mike,Yes, yes, yes and no! Yes, San Francisco is as good as it looks. Yes, your STD and HIV results are conclusive. Yes, you do not need any more tests. And no, I'll never give up!Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Patient Confidentiality & Work Place

I currently work for Duke University and I am also seen as a patient. Recently a co-worker, who previously worked in the clinic, but now works in my area began asking me questions about where I went to school. She was attempting to determine if...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes! You do have other options. I understand your anxiety with the idea of having "sensitivity" training. It is a very normal response. However, a good workplace HIV education program will actually help. You indicated that rumors have... Read more »


YOUR REPLIES AND EFFORTS AT THIS WEB SITE IS REALLY AN ANGELS JOB!! i am a PWA living inINDIA.which treatment centre do you suggest is the best or one of the best for hiv treatment in the east coast of america.. iwant to come to states for treatment...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
HIV is a chronic disease that requires regular treatment on an ongoing basis. Therefore, while it's possible to travel half way around the world to get an opinion, I'm not sure if it's the best option. I think that you would be... Read more »

hiv transmission issue at work place

Yesterday i had a very bad accident at work and cut myself. A lot of blood spilled out on my work place and the floor. i wanted to clean my mess, but work colleague already had done it. It seems that this person did not use gloves while cleaning my...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer, Thank you for writing in. What happened to you sounds upsetting not just because you injured yourself but also because you fear that you exposed a co-worker to HIV. It is important to know that over 30 states and US territories have... Read more »
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Best places to live on the East Coast with the HIV

Posted by christo, 1 Reply
I am newly diagnosed and am just seeking a state with progressive doctors/treatment possibilities and outlets like support groups and other outlets. I spoke with a state worker in North Carolina and she told me to have that as my last option if... Read more »

Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 9 Replies

I have been positive since 2005, and have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma.

It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff.

I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable,... Read more »

I am at a dark place, Getting ready...

Posted by troubledguy, 3 Replies
I don't know if my story is unique or just another hetero sexual man causing trouble for their loved ones.

I am sorry to post here post, without actually getting confirmed 100% But I know I have HIV, I felt it from the early stages where acute period... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
From the Sunday January 6, 2008 New York Times Front Section

CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream.

Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a... Read more »