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Are We Thinking About HIV and Older Adults?

Much of the information for this article was taken from the Educational Tip Sheet: HIV/AIDS and Older Adults, compiled for the National Association on HIV Over Fifty by Jane P. Fowler, and from an article by Cindra Feuer. Thanks to Jane Fowler for in...

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The Hidden Epidemic: White Women and HIV

"People see me -- I'm blonde, I live at the beach, I'm the girl next door -- and when we go into schools, you should see their faces change when I tell them I'm HIV positive. That's why my AIDS education work is so important -- they'll remember me in...

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News

The Resource Train: "Lunch and Learn": Dr. Melanie Thompson Sheds Light on IL-2

On July 10, AIDS Survival Project along with Chiron brought the Interleukin-2 (IL-2) Informational Luncheon to the Atlanta HIV Community. On hand to provide the information for this "Lunch and Learn" was Dr. Melanie Thompson, founder of the AIDS Rese...

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The Facts About Young People and HIV

"In the U.S., it is estimated that two young people (age 13-25) are infected with HIV each hour."

-- Youth Report 2000, White House Office of National AIDS Policy.

"More than five young people worldwide contract HIV every minute -- that's 7,...

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Heterosexual Men

The Resource Train: Heterosexuals and HIV -- Where Are the Resources?

Okay, I give up! I have tried and tried to find information on anything to do with heterosexuals and HIV, and folks, there ain't a lot out there. I have found information on heterosexuals in central Africa, heterosexuals in northern California, heter...

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What You Should Know About . . . PEP! (The "Morning After" Pill)

A couple of months ago, my co-worker took a phone call from a person who was desperate to find a place to get the "morning after" pill for free after having unprotected sex 72 hours ago. It took several questions to figure out that the caller was not...

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Maintaining Good Dental Health

Contents

Overview

Candidiasis

Hairy Leukoplakia

Periodontal Disease

Gingivitis

Dry Mouth

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Questions and Answers with Dr. David A. Reznick

Resources

(Information provided by Project Inform, HIVdent, Dr. Peter Foltyn, Ian McKn...

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Coping

Stress and HIV

See also:

Tips for Reducing Stress By Dawn Lipthrott, MSW, LCSW Six Stress-Reducing Principles for People with Chronic Conditions By Elizabeth E. Lehmann How Vulnerable Are You to Stress? Let's Take a Test!

_"Sustained stress erodes i...

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Depression

Taking Care of Your Body and MIND: Learning About Depression

When I lived in Minnesota a couple of years ago, it seemed that I could get just about anything for my HIV-positive clients. Need insurance? No problem! Housing? Let’s get started. HIV medicine? Be there soon. Prozac? What?? . . . Mental health medic...

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The Resource Train: A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis

I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as ...