Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 14th, 2005
AIDS cases in U.S. women increased almost 15% between 1999 and 2003, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During the same period, AIDS cases in men grew by only about 1%. Younger women and minorities seem to be affected disproportionately, Jennifer Wider, MD, wrote in an article for the Society for Women's Health Research.
"HIV/AIDS cases are increasing in some groups of women in the U.S., particularly those with limited access to healthcare," said Julie Overbaugh, PhD,...
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