| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The Event: More than 1,100 sweet-and savory-tooths got to indulge their chocolate fantasies at Chicago’s Union Station on Dec. 4, sampling the edible creations prepared by 22 top Chicago chocolatiers, chefs and caterers for the 13th annual World...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:14 PM
Anybody who's ever hung from the bars of a playground jungle gym knows it's easier to latch on with two arms instead of one.
The same might be said of immune system antibodies: The "Y" shaped proteins do a better job of clinging to invader viruses when...
| 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 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...
| 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,...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that it plans to change its blood donor policy recommendation to allow gay men to donate blood one year after their last sexual contact.
The FDA's proposed policy would replace its current stance,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist," said Akenaton.
SPEAKING OF the wife of Ralph Lauren, I should say that over...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:55 PM
HARTFORD — The names arose from clear voices and a few murmurs Monday in a third-floor office on Albany Avenue.
Victor. Cecilia. Vivian Henry. Jose. Iris. Kevin Perry.
For a minute and a half, in the stillness of the small Connections Wellness...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Yesterday was World AIDS Day, a commemoration that always puts me in mind of the summer of 1983, when it was impossible not to see young men die. This was in the West Village, where my girlfriend had a sublet, and I spent much of July and August trying...