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HIV Testing

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You can live with the results, 1980s-1990s

Public health officials faced a serious challenge in prompting people to get tested for HIV: potential social stigma and isolation along with limited medical treatment made facing a terminal diagnosis all the more terrifying. This campaign, from the Michigan Department of Public Health, laid out the benefits of testing by stressing the resources available to help individuals cope with either a positive or negative diagnosis.

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    Michigan Department of Public Health AIDS Prevention Program
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Three photographs surrounded by text. One is African American man, another is of people playing basketball, last one is white man and woman kissing.