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Study: Tenth-grade Education Cuts HIV Risk

An extra year of schooling can cut the risk of HIV infection by a third, a new study shows. The study, its authors say, is evidence that education is cost-effective HIV prevention, not even counting all the other benefits. Despite unprecedented global public health efforts, HIV infects more than two million people each year. Botswana has among the world’s highest HIV infection rates. Nearly a quarter of the population is infected. Many experts believe more educated people are...

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