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HIV treatments come with side effects

HIV treatments come with side effects

Your recent story, "New Reports of HIV Soar in Florida," hammers home the fact that HIV/AIDS is still a significant problem that needs to be addressed, not only in Florida, but also worldwide. Grizzly scenes of patients covered in sores and wasting away have been replaced by those of healthy men and women who, by taking antiretroviral medications, are able to live relatively normal lives. This has created a false sense of security among those who are most at risk. What many fail to realize is that while these drugs can help people live longer, they also come with side effects that occur at an earlier age including: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic liver disease,...

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