Death Rate Drops For Mass. Inmates in AIDS Cases

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http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2003/09/15/ death_rates_in_prison_decline_mostly_due_to_better_aids_treatment The death rate of Massachusetts prisoners has dropped by half, with an even more drastic reduction in deaths related to AIDS, the Associated Press reports. The change was largely was due to fewer inmates with AIDS, and better treatment for HIV. The number of prison deaths in Massachusetts declined from 36 in 1995 to 17 in 2002, and 13 so far this year. Deaths related to AIDS dropped from 14 in 1995 to . . .

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