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    National HIV testing day

    Posted on June 28, 2010 by in Featured

    June 27th was National HIV testing day and even though it’s June 28th, it’s not too late to get tested. According to a 2008 report released by the CDC, the number of people aged 50 years and older living with HIV/AIDS has been increasing.

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  • HIV/AIDS in Older Adults…Part II

    Posted on December 14, 2009 by in Featured

    Last week, we talked about the global statistics of HIV/AIDS and learned that 15% of all newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases are in those 50 and older.  We also learned that the virus that causes HIV can cause dementia and the virus and/or drugs used to treat it can cause osteoporosis and osteonecrosis as well as […]

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  • HIV and AIDS in Older Adults… Part I

    Posted on December 7, 2009 by in Featured

    A goal of The Aging Suite is to help educate people about health issues and topics that impact the aging population.  One such topic is HIV/AIDS.  Thanks to improved medications, today people with HIV/AIDS have longer life expectancies.  However, as they age, the virus can impact various systems in the body, affecting their functioning at […]

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