Health Rewind: Poverty Is a Serious Risk Factor for HIV

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1 in 50 Poor, Straight Urban Americans Is HIV Positive 

A new report from the CDC suggests that poor heterosexual Americans who live in urban areas are more likely to be HIV positive than the general population. Researchers analyzed data from 21 cities and found that 72 percent of HIV-positive folks in these poorer areas were Black and 63 percent made less than $10,000 a year, reported AIDSmeds.com. —Kellee Terrell

 

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