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CDC launches new effort to prevent HIV infections
Date: 2011-11-29 16:07:07
HIV rates remain stubbornly high, and public health agencies are grappling with the problem with mixed results. But a new initiative from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may get more people to seek STD testing and limit the spread of the infection.... Full Story

Positive HIV test sets women up for stigmatization
Date: 2011-11-23 16:15:59
Following a positive HIV test, women may face a number of major challenges in life. A new investigation indicates that social stigmas may be one of the most significant hurdles these individuals face.... Full Story

Earlier HIV treatment reduces risk of cancer
Date: 2011-11-23 09:21:35
Regular HIV testing is important for sexually active, high-risk individuals because the sooner an infection is diagnosed, the more successfully it can be treated. This may be true for a number of the aspects of the disease.... Full Story

Rapper discusses importance of HIV testing in new song
Date: 2011-11-16 16:34:49
It may seem like an odd pronouncement from a rap song, but the new single "I Got AIDS" from artist Lil B comes with a powerful message: seek HIV testing as soon as possible.... Full Story

Wider HIV testing recommended by public health groups
Date: 2011-11-08 16:47:39
HIV is a potentially deadly, incurable disease, which is why it is generally regarded more effective to prevent infection than to treat it. For this reason, public health authorities are urging individuals to seek HIV testing.... Full Story

New report urges pediatricians to offer HIV testing to youths
Date: 2011-11-03 07:52:27
Given the fact that such a high number of new infections occur in young people, the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for physicians to make HIV testing a more routine part of the medical care of sexually active adolescents and young adults.... Full Story

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