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HIV Rates Down 21 Percent Among Black Women

When it comes to HIV and Black America, very rarely is there good news, but this year brought some much-needed relief. Among women, newly diagnosed rates were down 21 percent between the years 2008-2010. The CDC says this decrease may be attributed to increased awareness and women being empowered. 

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