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HIV - AIDS

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  • On World AIDS Day, Broward residents strive to end stigma of disease

    FORT LAUDERDALE Rosalind Osgood's father hid his AIDS diagnosis from his family and died alone in a health care facility several years ago. "He didn't want to put his family through the agony because he felt that the stigma was just too much for us to...
  • AIDS campaigners say pandemic has finally reached tipping point

    AIDS campaigners say pandemic has finally reached tipping point
    The world has finally reached "the beginning of the end" of the AIDS pandemic that has infected and killed millions in the past 30 years, according to a leading campaign group fighting HIV. The number of people newly infected with HIV over the last...
  • Andy Cohen's 'Shallow Year' revealed

    "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...
  • On World AIDS Day In Hartford, Still Fighting The Stigma

    On World AIDS Day In Hartford, Still Fighting The Stigma
    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...
  • Joyce Brabner looks back at the early days of AIDS

    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...
  • Repeating the mistakes of the AIDS epidemic with Ebola

    Repeating the mistakes of the AIDS epidemic with Ebola
    We must pay attention to the mistakes of history, some wise person once said, so we can do a better job of making them in the future. That's how I feel during the current Ebola crisis when I see how well we Americans seem to be repeating the mistakes of...
  • TBT: Ebola fears parallel early days of HIV/AIDS

    TBT: Ebola fears parallel early days of HIV/AIDS
    Some experts have been comparing today's fear of Ebola to early days of AIDS in the United States, and the newspaper clips from the early 1980s are there to show it. This clip from The Washington Post is one example.  "A man with AIDS shows up for...
  • Why we link Ebola to fictional stories like 'Contagion'

    Why we link Ebola to fictional stories like 'Contagion'
    "Health officials struggle to control the media narrative about Ebola," read a headline in the Washington, D.C., publication The Hill a few days ago. The words were atop an article arguing that careful Obama administration pronouncements about the limited...
  • I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton

    I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton
    An Upper Bucks AIDS-awareness activist was killed early Tuesday on Interstate 78 in Upper Saucon Township when a tractor-trailer crashed into his stopped vehicle. Robert J. Burton, 52, of the 1100 block of Richlandtown Road in Richland Township was...
  • Man charged with failing to reveal he had HIV to partner

    Man charged with failing to reveal he had HIV to partner
    A 25-year-old Lakeview man was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail Saturday after being charged with failing to reveal to his partner that he had HIV when he knew he had the virus, prosecutors said. Anthony Hallam, of the 600 block of Oakdale Avenue,...
  • Don't patronize us on Ebola

    Don't patronize us on Ebola
    In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...