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STUDY SHOWS THAT WOMEN CAN PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM HIV

Can women take proactive steps to protect themselves from HIV using a vaginal ring that has an antiretroviral drug? According to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health this ring provides a modest level of protection against HIV infection in women, a large clinical trial in four sub-Saharan African countries has found. The ring reduced the risk of HIV infection by 27 percent in the study population overall and by 61 percent among women ages 25 years and older, who used the ring most consistently. Check out Gaudenzia New Options for more health related information by clicking on the link below. https://www.facebook.com/gaudenziahbg/...

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How to Ask Your Man to Get Tested i.e. #POPTHEQUESTION

Taking the initiative to get tested for HIV is a big step in taking control of your health. There’s no arguing that, at first, it can be quite intimidating. But, when it comes to having that discussion with your man or sexual partner, things can become really uncomfortable. Be that as it may, knowing your and your partner's HIV status is essential to having a good sexual relationship. So asking your man to get tested--if he hasn’t already--is a bridge you’ll have to cross. Here’s how to do it without the hassle. Get tested together Many times people avoid getting tested because they are nervous or uncomfortable. Going with someone and getting tested together can help alleviate some of that anxiety and nervousness. Instead of asking your...