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Older Women and HIV

About 18% of AIDS cases in the U.S. female population are said to be in women older than age 50, and numbers of cases are expected to increase as women of all ages survive longer due to improved drug therapy and other treatment advances.

In the la...

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HIV Over 50

Editor's Note: The following story is taken from a talk given at the National AIDS Update Conference in San Francisco in March, held by the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR).

There was an earlier time when my name and the topic of HIV we...

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Mature Woman With HIV Feels Shunned by Her Own Community

Permit this old lady an opportunity to step up on her journalist soapbox and speak out in recognition of the overlooked women in the HIV/AIDS epidemic: the silent older women, who, as a group, were given conspicuous short shrift at October's National...