Planned Parenthood launches new campaign to combat rise of HIV among minority women

Planned Parenthood has set up mobile units in

Planned Parenthood has set up mobile units in Brooklyn so that women can get screened right in their neighborhoods. (June 4, 2014 6:08 PM)

Planned Parenthood is trying to help combat the staggering rise of HIV cases among minority women in Brooklyn.

The most recent numbers from the city's Department of Health show that in 2012, more than 90 percent of women infected with new cases of HIV were black or Latino. Cherone Whitehead, who has been HIV-positive since 1998, helped craft Planned Parenthood's "Your Body Needs You" campaign,...

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