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White Americans Living With Hiv

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...carry HIV and may be spreading the virus to others. In the U.S., approximately one million people have HIV or AIDS, and 40,000 Americans become newly infected with HIV each year. According to the CDC, it is estimated that a quarter of all people... Read more »

worried; pencil dildo

There is this guy (not me!!!) who, when he was 12 or 13, stuck a schoolmate's pencil up his own butt when he got home from school. Later he found out from friends that the guy was gay. Both are white males of about the same age living in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...using).Well, I know my gay best friend Earl also masturbates from behind with his pencil.Do you think I may have contracted HIV from Earl?I know he is gay and you never know....please help me IAM TERRIFIED!!! Response from Dr. Frascino Hello... 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
...president, I am committed to developing a National AIDS Strategy to decrease new HIV infections and improve health outcomes for Americans living with HIV/AIDS. Across the nation, we also need to prevent the spread of HIV and get people into... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...carry HIV and may be spreading the virus to others. In the U.S., approximately one million people have HIV or AIDS, and 40,000 Americans become newly infected with HIV each year. According to the CDC, it is estimated that a quarter of all people... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

White House Convenes Summit on AIDS, African-American Men

...in the process of finalizing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which is expected to be released in the coming weeks. African-Americans, who represent about 12 percent of the US population, accounted for 51 percent of new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in 2007... Read more »
The Body PRO

African Americans With HIV Have Higher OI Rates and Hospital Mortality, but Lower HCV Rates, Than Whites, Hospital Survey Finds

...assess the differences in comorbidities for blacks and whites. We have data from 1996 to 2005. What we concluded is that African Americans had higher rates of opportunistic infection and substance abuse compared to whites. However, blacks had... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

American Academy of HIV Medicine Encouraged by Senator Tom Coburn's (R-OK) Introduction of The Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 2006

...-- With today's introduction of the Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 2006 by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), the members of the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) are encouraged by this step -- thus far the only legislative language we have... Read more »
The Body

Working to Break the Silence and Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Caribbean-American Communities

...the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Cross-posted from the Office of National AIDS Policy Blog .) Caribbean American communities are incredibly diverse and have contributed greatly to the growth of this Nation. I learned from... Read more »
Connect With Others

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

23f Terrified my life will be destroyed if tested

Posted by lilgirl, 2 Replies
...because of this I am terriefied of getting tested. I am a young, attractive, straight, white female from an upper middle class American family, an I know that if my friends an family found out I had HIV, most of them would be completley shocked... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...specialists, who are willing to treat people with HIV. The Ukrainian epidemic stands in stark contradiction to the stereotype that Americans hold about HIV in non-developed countries: that the epidemic is fueled by people of color -- mostly... Read more »