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The Black AIDS Epidemic: Is Focusing on Behavior Enough?

What will help bring down new HIV infections among African-Americans? A new op-ed for TheBody.com questions whether solely focusing on behavioral interventions — safer sex and testing — is the answer. The article challenges readers to not forget that structural factors — poverty, oppression and lack of access to health care — also make Blacks more vulnerable to HIV transmission. 

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