Take Two for May 1, 2013

Federal task force says everyone 15-65 should get routine HIV testing

Daily Antiretroviral Pill Found To Protect Healthy From AIDS Transmission

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A pharmacist pours Truvada pills back into the bottle at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. A study published by the New England Journal of Medicine showed that men who took the daily antiretroviral pill Truvada significantly reduced their risk of contracting HIV.

The US Preventative Services Taskforce now says that everyone ages 15 to 65 should be tested for the virus that causes AIDS. Here to tell us more about what this recommendation means is Michael Weinstein, the president of AIDS Healthcare Foundation.


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