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AIDS A minute has gone by; has anything changed? You may not see a sudden change but in that minute, six children became infected with HIV, which totals 8,500 children and young people becoming infected with HIV a day. HIV stands for Human immunodeficiency virus. A person who has HIV is susceptible to many different diseases and viral infections, because the virus gradually destroys the immune system. Once a person becomes infected with HIV, they will eventually enter th

Tim St. Amour June 5, 2000 Importance of AIDS Education The issue of HIV/AIDS has been a developing concern since the early 1980's. It is an issue that has sparked fear in everyone, but "society" has narrowed it down to certain people that can contract the AIDS virus. The stereotypical "AIDS" victim is not an IV drug user or a practicing homosexual; it is anyone, anyone who has unprotected sex, anyone who has had a blood transfusion in th

AIDS PAPER AIDS has been an issue dealt with in the United States for 20 years. What is usually appalling when told to someone is that the American public contributed to the spread of AIDS. This may be appalling by its true and is not helping the AIDS epidemic. The media has lacked attention to the AIDS epidemic as well and this has also contributed to the spread of AIDS. Some of what caused the American public s lack of interest in AIDS are prisons, foreign countries, and the U. S. stati

Unprotected sex, dirty needles,pills!! Now that I have your attention, today I ll be talking to you about the causes and effects on how you can contract this deadly virus. But first let me start by explaining what Aids/HIV really is and what it does to you once you have contracted the Aids virus. Aids/Aids lowers your immune systems ability to produce the white blood cells and antibodies that protect you from colds, infections, etc. Lowered immunity makes a person vulnerable to attacks from

The Origin and Cause of AIDS AIDS. Four letters no one in this day and age ever wants to hear. Arguably the deadliest disease since the Bubonic Plague. It has no mercy on anyone, once it is contracted, there is no stopping it. It rumbles through the human body until it overtakes it and kills the body. Since the discovery of this deadly disease, many new studies have been done to find out more about this disease, with the hope of finding a cure. One ongoing study in the field of AIDS is to fin

Discrimination is a concern for people worldwide because they have had personal experience throughout their daily routines. When it comes to people with aids, many people around the world have thought about the subject many times, and have developed their state of mind towards them. Also, people have learned to live with while others ignore the problem. One problem that may not concern many is discrimination to people with aids in school. The question here is; does aids influence sc

Should Marijuana be Legalized for AIDS Use? Fifteen years ago the word AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) was barely used in the United States. Today, it's on the cover of every newspaper, and parents and kids discuss it regularly in the household. It is no longer considered someone else's problem; it is now everyone's problem. Not a day goes by that a person doesn't worry about AIDS. The fear of AIDS is heightened only by the fact that there is no cure. People with AID

The Effect of AIDS in America AIDS 1 Boom! The virus hit us all like a giant atomic bomb. Where did it come from? Why is it spreading? Why is it killing us all? These are a few of the many questions that arose during the first few years that the AIDS virus hit America. The AIDS virus has been a deadly disease ever since the first few cases were reported. After the first few reports of the AIDS virus, maximum precautions were taken, but the

AIDS Prevention Since many people have the HIV virus or at least heard of it, everybody should know what it is and what it does. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV is not spread through kissing, sneezes, sweat, mosquito s, eating utensils and drinking fountains. HIV is spread by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex, sharing needles, and through the contact of body fluids from an infected person. HIV infected people usually look and feel healthy and may not even know that they are in

AIDS:Is There a Cure? Are There Preventions?What is AIDS? How do you cure it? Find out by reading this report on cures and preventions for the AIDS virus. In this report some of the topics covered will be a small report on AIDS, preventions, and possible cures. This report was written to prove if there is a cure for the AIDS virus, and if there are any ways to prevent contracting AIDS. I mean who does AIDS think it is just killing people?AIDS is a virus that kills your immune system. T