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HIV - AIDS

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  • About Mommy Minute

    Teresa M. Pelham I am a freelance writer and mother of three boys. Unless you have three boys you can't imagine how oddly people react when they hear that. It's like I just announced that I have 12 alligators living in my bathroom. When not feeding...
  • 'Same Sex' Artworks At City Lights

    'Same Sex' Artworks At City Lights
    Rarely was an exhibit more perfectly timed than "Same Sex" at City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport, which opens Thursday, July 9, with a reception, street party and pride march. With everybody in the country talking about the Supreme Court decision...
  • No time for complacency

    Since the virus that causes AIDS was first identified in the 1980s, researchers have discovered a range of effective treatments that have turned what was once a virtual death sentence into a manageable chronic illness. People can now live for years with...
  • Indiana county could become 3rd to seek needle-exchange

    An eastern Indiana county that's facing a surge in hepatitis cases tied to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users could soon become the state's third county to request approval for a needle-exchange program under a new state law spurred by an HIV...
  • HIV in young people rising in Maryland

    HIV in young people rising in Maryland
    As the rate of HIV cases among young people rises in Maryland, public health officials are scrambling for new ways to address the problem — or risk undermining years of success. Among those newly diagnosed with HIV statewide, the proportion of...
  • UN leader offers assistance in Guyana-Venezuela dispute

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday offered assistance to resolve an escalating border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela. Speaking at a press conference ahead of a summit of the 15-member Caribbean Community, Ban said his chief of staff...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Summer food safety The Department of Health reminds residents to be aware of foodborne illness this summer. In 2014 in Anne Arundel county there were 76 confirmed or probable cases of salmonellosis. For a list of tips, go to aahealth.org and select...
  • 'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger': At 80, the film's subject reveals a complex heart

    'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger': At 80, the film's subject reveals a complex heart
    How does it feel seeing your life pass before your eyes in a documentary? "Very strange," admitted Larry Kramer, his plaintive voice a shadow of the nasal bullhorn that excoriated New York Mayor Ed Koch and President Ronald Reagan in the terrifying...
  • Ex-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research

    A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced Wednesday to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making false statements in research...
  • West Hollywood Decision Day celebration is emotion-filled

    West Hollywood Decision Day celebration is emotion-filled
    Hundreds of people gathered in West Hollywood Park on Friday night to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage. The crowd held up rainbow flags and American flags. One couple clutched a sign that said, "A supreme day to be gay in the USA"...
  • 30th anniversary AIDS Foundation gala raises $400,000

    30th anniversary AIDS Foundation gala raises $400,000
    The Event: To celebrate 30 years of life-saving support, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago had 680 attendees seeing red. Swaths of crimson, the color denoting support for those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), cut across Chicago Hilton's...