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Random Drug Screenings

Does my employer have to pay me if I am selected for a random drug test?

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hiv and the military

I would like to know what is the u.s navy's policy on hiv? I found out that I am hiv+ four weeks ago and I think that the person who gave it to me is in the navy. Can someone have hiv and stil serve in the navy? I know that you can not have hiv and e...

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Can I Attend School

Will I be allowed to attend nursing school (LVN) while collecting my SSDI?

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Navigating paperwork for nursing school what a mess!

I think this site is great. But.... I am Hiv+and triing to enter a nursing program. I have been to 3 Drs ( HIV Doc, a clinic DR and the health dept) All 3 think its great that I want to become a nurse, they all said go for it and good luck Your healt...

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dot physical

can i fail a dept of trans physical for aids if it does not affect my ability to drive a truck. i have no side affects from meds,and continue to work like i always have. i am worried the company doctor can refuse to pass my physical. all my insurance...

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Fractures and surgery on persons with AIDS

I am a rehabilitation case manager helping an injured worker with his on the job injury (fx of the wrist). He disclosed to me that he has AIDS. He states that his doctors know, but his employer does not. He has been recommended to have a surgery to h...

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FMLA and HIV

I work for a bus company and have been employed there full time there for about 2 years now. I have been diagnosed HIV+ for the last year. I have missed several days due to the medications and their side effects that include, diarreah, fatique, and r...

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Contact with Dried Blood

Dear Nancy, Today, I used a public women's restroom at my college. After I finished, I noticed a light pinkish or light red stain on the seat where I sat that appeared to be dried blood. I know that HIV can't typically be transmitted via public restr...

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PLEASE ANSWER THIS IS IMPORTANT

MY QUESTION IS DO PEOPLE IN THE MILTARY GET TESTED OFTEN FOR HIV AND DRUGS THAT NEED NEEDLES? IF SO IF THEY HAVE IT OR USED THESE DRUGS ARE THEY ALLOWED TO STAY IN THE MILTARY.

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Nursery concerns

Thank you for this web site!! I am the volunteer coordinator at our church and recently one of our precious babies was found to be HIV positive. This is a new situation for me and I want everyone concerned to be happy and safe and healthy. We have a ...