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SincetheapprovalofthehighlyactiveantiretroviraltreatmentsHAARTin1995theAIDSdeathratehasdroppedby78.Ifdiagnosedtodayarangeoftreatmentoptionsincludingdifferentcombinationsofdrugsoftenkeeppatientssymptom-freeforyears.4HoweverdespitetheintroductionofantiretroviraltherapydeathsrelatedtoHIVAIDSinBrowardCountycontinuetoclaimthelivesofcommunitymembers.BrowardremainsthesecondhighestcountyinFloridainthenumberofdeathsduetoAIDS.3AtthesametimethecostsforthecareofHIV-infectedpatientsremainhigh.Inthelate1990sannualHIVAIDrelatedhealthcareestimateswerehoveringaroundthe20000markperpatientperyear5.In2006thecostsaveraged19912whilecostsforpatientswithadvancedHIVstillaveraged40678.5In1992AIDSbecomesthe1causeodeathorU.S.menages25-44.5000thasoAIDSdiagnosedinBrowardCounty.FDAapprovesoralHIVtest.10000thasoAIDSdiagnosedinBrowardCounty.Browardx19spreventionandtestingcapacitygreatlyincreasedthrough1milli0ningrantstoHIVAIDSrelatedissues.199019931997-1998199219966BrowardCountyNationallyCommunityFoundationoBrowardB20wa2dHIVAIDSasVIctorIAWArDMAY200613ofpeoplelivingwithHIVAIDShavenohealthinsurance.3th0s4sa20nsid2ablVictoriaWardbeingexaminedbyDr.RudolphRoskosMDatthePediatricHematologyOncologyCenterinChrisEvertChildrenx19sHospitalatBrowardGeneralMedicalCenter.Vickyx19streatmentshavebeenroutineoraverylongtimenowoneothehighlightsothebiweeklytripsistheMcDonaldx19sonthex1rstfoorothehospital.Av2agLIfexp4anyAf42HIVAIDSDiagn0sis8in1996in2005Fi2s4d0n02Fundestablishedspecix1callytoaddressHIVAIDS.22.5ya2s10.5ya2s