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Diet and exercise help battle HIV

Improvement in the global prevalence of HIV infection suggests the world has seized an upper hand in the war on HIV and AIDS.

Worldwide there were 2.7 million new cases of HIV infection in 2010, according to UNAIDS. That’s down from 3.2 million a decade earlier. In Massachusetts new infections have decreased by 54 percent since 1999.

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