Six Major HIV/AIDS Stories You May Have Missed

Six Major HIV/AIDS Stories You May Have Missed

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If you feel as if you haven't heard a whole lot about HIV within the U.S. over the past few years ... you're right. Although 50,000 Americans become HIV positive each year and well over a million are living with the virus, it gets little attention from the media. Most news headlines focus on the epidemic in Africa, Latin America and developing countries.

If you feel as if you haven't heard a whole lot about HIV within the U.S. over the past few years ... you're right. Although 50,000 Americans become HIV positive each year and well over a million are living with the virus, it gets little attention from the media. Most news headlines focus on the epidemic in Africa, Latin America and developing countries.

But while news and activism have mostly looked elsewhere, an awful lot has changed about HIV since it was the #1 health scare in the U.S. in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Here's a sampling of some of the biggest developments in HIV that you may have missed.