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Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled
Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled

At the end of 2012, there were 29,477 people in Maryland diagnosed and living with HIV or AIDS. Of those, 1,424 -- or just shy of 5 percent -- were between the ages of 13 and 24, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In an effort to raise awareness of those statistics, the department's Prevention and Health Promotion Administration has teamed up with other advocacy organizations to host a "Youth Sexual Health - HIV Prevention Summit" next week. “The health and well-being of all Marylanders, including young people who are at risk for HIV and AIDS, must be protected,” said Michelle Spencer, PHPA director, in a statement. “We...

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