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  • Government approves medical marijuana research

    Government approves medical marijuana research
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that...
  • AIDS activists petition to put L.A. health commission on Nov. 4 ballot

    AIDS activists petition to put L.A. health commission on Nov. 4 ballot
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. After dropping a campaign to create a city of Los Angeles health department separate from the county's, AIDS healthcare advocates instead petitioned election officials Monday to let...
  • HIV-positive player kicked off Kissimmee rec basketball team

    HIV-positive player kicked off Kissimmee rec basketball team
    A St. Cloud man was kicked out of a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball game this week because he is HIV-positive. Dakota Basinger, 21, had been playing league basketball all season for Florida Dream Sports, a league sponsored by the city of...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Check of petition for L.A. health commission election begins

    Check of petition for L.A. health commission election begins
    City officials are starting to pore over thousands of signatures to determine whether a proposal for a Los Angeles city health commission could make it to the ballot -- the latest step in a battle by AIDS activists who argue Angelenos need more leverage...
  • Fashion industry launches Born Free collection and HIV initiative

    Fashion industry launches Born Free collection and HIV initiative
    A Celine tote for $220? A Carolina Herrera shirt dress for $255? And shopping for a good cause too? No, you’re not dreaming. The items are available to buy at Shopbop.com and Amazon.com as part of a new capsule collection launched to support the...
  • Arditti Quartet celebrates 40th anniversary in astounding fashion

    Arditti Quartet celebrates 40th anniversary in astounding fashion
    Formed a few months after the Kronos Quartet, the Arditti Quartet is also on a 40th anniversary tour. By one of those strange coincidences, Arditti, once a competitor of Kronos as the string quartet of the future, arrived in Los Angeles for a Monday...
  • Kay Halle, activist and day care center founder

    Kay Halle, activist and day care center founder
    Kay Halle, who founded a Waverly child care center and was active in the labor rights movement, died of cancer March 1 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Abell neighborhood resident was 67. Born in Baltimore and raised in Pikesville, she was the daughter of...
  • Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic in powerful concert at the Kennedy Center

    Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic in powerful concert at the Kennedy Center
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic brought an inspired -- you might even say brave -- program to the Kenendy Center Tuesday night and made every note of it count.  Instead of picking the usual crowd-pleasing stuff to go with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, as...
  • Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in prison over book, TV claims

    Kevin Trudeau, the television pitchman who has been both successful and suspect, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for making false claims, Reuters reports. Trudeau was found found guilty of criminal contempt in November in Chicago. The...
  • 'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype

    'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype
    The show: "The Book of Mormon" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The arrival of the national tour of Broadway's biggest musical hit in years. First impressions: Does the hit live up to the hype? Has the...