World AIDS Day

In Health by Sarah Hink

December 1 is World AIDS Day. Since 1988, this day has served as a global opportunity to bring awareness and attention to the ongoing fight against AIDS, to remember those who have died, and to support people living with AIDS. New Direction Family Law would like to acknowledge this day, urge you to wear a red ribbon, and to encourage you to learn more about AIDS and the fight against AIDS. What is HIV/AIDS? Human Immunodeficiency Virus (or HIV) is a virus that attacks and compromises a person’s immune system, which leaves the person more susceptible to infections and diseases, since the person’s body struggles to defend itself. If caught early enough, there are treatments available that can allow people living with HIV to lead a full, healthy life. Experts …