Stigma, Fear Keep Many From Getting Tested For HIV
December 3, 2012
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention young people — ages 13 to 24 — accounted for more than a quarter of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2010. More than half don't know that they're infected. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation that doctors include HIV testing as part of routine screening for all people aged 15 to 65.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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