Currie, Donya
May 2009
Nation's Health;May2009, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p11
This section offers news briefs concerning public health in the U.S. According to a study published in the February 17, 2009 issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine," most state laws agree with federal guidelines that recommend patients be offered an HIV test. Suffolk County in New York became the first U.S. jurisdiction to stop the sale of baby bottles and toddler cups containing bisphenol A in April 2009. According to a new report from the District of Columbia Department of Health, 3 percent of residents in Washington, D.C., are living with HIV.


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