Charles Hamilton, Saskatoon StarPhoenix
omething as simple as the common cold could kill Lauren Cardinal.
A friend of hers died because he refused to see a doctor and get an abscessed tooth removed.
In Saskatchewan, this is her reality as one of the nearly 1,500
people who’ve been diagnosed with HIV in the province in the last
“I think some people don’t hear about AIDS and some people just don’t
want to know,” Cardinal said, sitting on the couch inside a small room
that serves as Prince Albert’s only drop-in centre focused on HIV/AIDS.
Experts say Saskatchewan is one of the few places in the
industrialized world where people are still dying from AIDS and HIV
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