The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a $2.1 million grant to the University of Georgia to look for ways to decrease rates of HIV and other STD among black men in rural areas of the state. Researchers will follow 500 young black men for up to five years, examining factors that affect participants' decisions regarding sex and relationships. The goal is to glean information that can help guide educational programming aimed at black men.
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