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Latest about HIV and AIDS: What Every Student Still Needs to Know

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Catalogue Number:  600570
Producer:  Human Relations Media
Subject:  Guidance, Health and Medicine
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2011
Running Time:  24
Closed Captions:  Yes

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There is still no cure for AIDS, and teens and people in their 20s account for most of the new cases of HIV infection. Using crisp animations, the program clearly details how HIV invades CD4 cells and weakens the body's immune system and can lead to AIDS. Program debunks myths about how the virus is transmitted and identifies those behaviors that do”and do not”put people at risk of HIV infection. Program reviews the most recent information on HIV testing and stresses the importance of treatment for protecting your health and the health of others. A variety of HIV-positive people describe how they got infected, why they got tested and how their lives have been affected by the virus.

Includes Resource Guide.

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