HIV/AIDS Program Benefits Black Couples

A new couple-focused study benefited African-Americans by lowering the rate of risky behavior among partners in which one is HIV positive, reports Health Day News. Researchers chose 260 African-American couples differing in HIV status and offered them eight weekly two-hour sessions dealing with "communication, problem-solving and other interpersonal factors associated with sexual risk reduction." A separate group of 275 couples were placed in a program that focused on physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption and HIV therapy...


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