| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims.
A Mississippi baby who was infected at birth appeared to remain clear of the virus for nearly two years, even though she was...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:29 PM
By the end of the year, Bethlehem-based OraSure expects to announce key research milestones in determining if its OraQuick rapid in-home HIV test can be adapted to screen patients for Ebola.
The company has consulted with the federal Food and Drug...
| Nov 30, 2014
Only 30 percent of Americans with HIV have the virus under control, according to "Vital Signs," a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It reported that two-thirds of the 1.2 million living with HIV in 2011 had not...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:43 PM
To the editor: "Friendly" (the term given by Judi Kaufman to her brain tumor), meet "My Friend," which is what I call my HIV virus after being diagnosed last September. ("Brain cancer takes a toll, but unlocks her creativity," Jan. 14)
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:42 PM
An HIV-positive masseur charged with sexually assaulting a man during a massage at a parlor in west Bethlehem will face trial in Lehigh County Court.
Christopher Atanazy of Allentown gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:38 PM
A monthly injection of an experimental anti-retroviral drug protected female monkeys from vaginal infection by a simian form HIV, according to two new studies.
The research, which was published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine, raises hopes...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:35 PM
AIDS and the HIV virus continue to affect hundreds of thousands of Americans, especially blacks. The rate of new HIV infection in blacks is eight times that of whites based on population size, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:16 PM
A recent South Florida Symphony Orchestra concert celebrated the grand opening of the World AIDS Museum and Education Center in Wilton Manors and to honor AIDS health care providers.
The concert, staged at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:27 AM
From the mid-1990s on, I was on the ground in southern Africa where the HIV/AIDS epidemic raged out of control. Exacerbating the catastrophe were the very development partners and donors responsible for combating the disease. Rancorous competition for...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Tears of sadness, joy and hope were shed Monday during the Lake County Health Department's annual ceremony marking World AIDS Day.
In front of more than 100 people at the Waukegan ceremony, speaker Jason Hart shared that he is HIV positive.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 8:08 AM
For tens of millions of people each year, the Rose Parade is an escape — two hours spent in a world of floral fantasy. But real-world issues sometimes disrupt the New Year's Day party.
The parade has, on occasion, been marked by protests,...