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Will Criminalising Hiv Transmission Work

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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...Tests Viral load tests measure the amount of HIV in about a teaspoon of blood. The genetic material that the test measures is called HIV RNA. Testing viral load is important for monitoring HIV disease and how well therapy is working. When HIV levels decrease, it's a sign that potent anti-HIV therapy is working. When HIV levels increase, it's often a sign that a regimen is no longer working. In this case, CD4 cell counts also will likely fall...
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Work & HIV

I would like to know how an office enviroment and possibly work related stress would influence a person living with HIV.I work in an open plan office enviroment and I am sure like most there are a lot of negativity in and around the work place....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I imagine all work environments have their share of both positive and negative elements. I cannot comment on the merits of your particular workplace. Read more »

Working with HIV

i wonder how does HIV effect on our work? I read many peoples need to stop working because of HIV. I haven't had the problem yet but i need to be prepare of it. Is there any specific job that you do not encourage me to take?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patients who have access to good HIV and health care (including antiretrovirals) are able to maintain their health and continue working without restrictions. I would discuss any concerns you have about any particular type of work with your HIV... Read more »

returning to work/can't get insuredI have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my general health improve to the point where I want to return to work. Further, my good health and progressively better lab results have put

I have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my health improve to the point where I want to return to work.I have an excellent job offer in Atlanta Georgia that offers a good salary, a way back into the workforce,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Does your income put you above the Georgia ceiling for ADAP? If so, I regret that I don't have new ideas for you, except the suggestion that you contact the best benefits manager I know to ask about options. He is Jacques Chambers, and you can... Read more »

Working with HIV and Aids Children

Hello. I direct an Arts Outreach organization and we have recently sent artists to work with AIDS and HIV children. Our last artist did a Cabaret for kids with Aids and HIV. He had a wonderful time, but the children were very physical with him,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if someone gets cut, are obvious, but casual contact (sweat, spit, tears, etc.) carries absolutely no risk.Keep up the good work. Hug the kids for me.Dr. Bob Read more »
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HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...information and analyses of various health care reform proposals and the impact on people with HIV/AIDS. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group is hosting regular conference calls to update the community about health care reform efforts and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

...epidemic of sexual assault in the violence-torn nation," according to the AP (8/10). Clinton Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS, Meets With Zuma During her visit to an HIV/AIDS clinic in South Africa on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Role of Evangelical Pastor in Fight Against HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Work With Sen. Obama

...pandemic. According to the Times , Warren has received some criticism "for his different approach towards AIDS, which included working with" men who have sex with men. In addition, the scheduled speech from Obama has "drawn renewed vitriol from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Lawmakers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Working to Address HIV/AIDS Funds for Counties

... New York state lawmakers and HIV/AIDS advocates are working to address federal HIV/AIDS funding for Nassau and Suffolk counties following a recent ruling that HHS should restore more Read more »
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hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms Read more »