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President Clinton speaks at AIDS 2014 conference

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An update from the AIDS 2014 conference from National Institutes of Health’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach. Highlights include Former President Clinton talking about the Clinton Health Access Initiative, or CHAI. And how to combat Tuberculosis, one of the greatest killers of HIV-positive individuals. Check out the video from AIDS.gov: To keep…

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Chemo drug may be first step towards curing HIV

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Low-dose chemotherapy can be the key to flushing the HIV virus out of its hidden reservoirs in the body, which is an important step towards finding a cure. The exciting research was presented at the AIDS 2014 conference, taking place in Melbourne, Australia. The new treatment is in the early…

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United Nations report shows drop in new HIV cases

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The fight against HIV/AIDS may have just turned the corner. According to a new United Nations report the number of new HIV infections worldwide is at a record low. AIDS-related deaths are down 35 percent worldwide, and more people living with the virus are getting the lifesaving treatments they need….

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2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey

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Last week, the CDC released their 2013 National Youth Risk Survey. Conducted every two years, over 13,000 U.S. high school students were surveyed from 42 states and 21 large urban schools. The survey measured: Sexual risk behaviors Unintentional injuries and violence Tobacco use Alcohol and drug use Unhealthy dietary behaviors…

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