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US Government-Backed Panel Recommends AIDS Testing for Everyone

Posted November 19th, 2012 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. government-backed panel of doctors and scientists is recommending that everyone between 15 and 65 get tested for HIV — the virus that causes AIDS. The influential Preventive Services Task Force on Monday said its previous recommendation for testing was only for high-risk individuals. But now it says as many as 25 percent of […]

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Obama Urges Americans to Get Tested for HIV

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama is urging Americans to get tested for HIV. In a statement Monday on National HIV Testing Day, the president said “one in five Americans living with HIV is not aware of their infection.” He highlighted the importance of making sure people know their status, as well as getting treatment for those who […]

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