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Aging Fast with AIDS

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

David France, contributing editor at New York Magazine, talks about his article in this week's magazine about accelerated aging among people living with AIDS.

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Comments [3]

oja from NYC

Thanks for this interesting article & discussion. There is so much to learn about the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Here is a another interesting article about HIV in the USA. http://thefastertimes.com/globalpandemics/2009/07/23/hiv-in-the-usa-fact-or-fiction/

Nov. 04 2009 11:41 AM
charles harris from island heights nj

Hopefully they have testicular atrophy early on because although their virus count is way down the possibility exists that they can still but rarely infect some innocent person.

Nov. 04 2009 11:37 AM
Gerald Fnord from Palos Verdes, CA

...as opposed to not taking them if you've got AIDS, which can stop the aging process permanently.

I hope perspective is kept in the segment. Sure, our medical technology, like all our technology, is still in a laughably primitive state, but give it its due: people are staying alive who would have died but a decade earlier. (Though, on the other hand, a certain level of discontent and even ingratitude may be necessary for any sort of progress.)

Nov. 04 2009 10:11 AM

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