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Rural Texans With HIV Or AIDS Face Stigma, And Limited Care Options
Aug 23, 2018 - Discusses the barriers faced by rural Texans who test positive for HIV or AIDS. In addition to facing stigma in their communities, they may lack access to doctors trained in treating HIV/AIDS, forcing them to travel long distances for care.
Source: KUT 90.5
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Rural Health Disparities in HIV Testing Found in the United States
Aug 7, 2018 - Highlights recent research published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases which found that rural residents have lower rates of testing for HIV, both in the previous year and over their lifetime. Also examined differences in testing locations (clinic, hospital, or doctor's office) between rural and urban residents.
Source: Infectious Disease Advisor
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