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HIV & AIDS Health Center

Overview & Facts

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Start here. Learn the basic facts about being HIV positive. Find out who's at risk of getting the AIDS virus -- and how to prevent AIDS.

What Is HIV?

Start here if you're just beginning to learn about HIV and AIDS.

Dispelling the most common myths about HIV and AIDS.

Written for doctors, this is a highly technical overview of pediatric AIDS.

Causes and Transmission

HIV causes AIDS. Find out how.

A few people don't believe HIV causes AIDS. They are dangerously wrong. Here is why.

Get the facts about HIV and AIDS and what causes each condition.

What causes HIV and how is it spread?

HIV does not survive well outside the body. HIV cannot be spread from one person to another in any of the following ways:

Are You at Risk?

Learn about the risk factors for getting HIV.

Some risk factors increase your HIV risk more than others. You can't entirely eliminate risk, but you can do many things to lower your risk and protect yourself.


Did you know AIDS is easily prevented? Here's how.

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