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Newly Diagnosed With HIV

Don't go on a spending spree.

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HIV is no longer the death sentence it used to be. Instead, when properly treated, HIV is more like a chronic illness.

People who were diagnosed when the first HIV test went public are still alive today.

If the stress is so great that you need time away, take a vacation. But make sure the trip is one that you can afford. This is not a time to go into debt, or further into debt. In fact, it is important to start building your credit in case you need cash for medical or other expenses. For information, see: Credit: Score, Getting, Fixing, Maximizing Use

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