HIV and Drug Abuse in Women

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HIV and Drug Abuse in Women Many understand that drug abuse can definitely increase one’s risk for HIV. However, some individuals, both men and women, with HIV do not understand the implications that drug abuse can have on their HIV disease. Women are at a higher risk often due to some risky behaviors they may engage in due to drug addiction. A recent report, published by cnn.com, states the following statistics about HIV and drug abuse in women: 84% of women get HIV from risky sex with an HIV-infected man. 15%...

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