| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:16 PM
In 1983, before the HIV virus was identified, a young woman in New Haven was diagnosed with an apparent case of AIDS. Carlotta Locklear was a commercial sex worker who was struggling with a heroin addiction and had an infant child. She was also the center...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Ebola is now part of our daily lives, inescapable in headlines and on TV, in conversations and nightmares.
But it has been part of my life for 20 years, coming at me in the pages of a book titled "The Hot Zone" and then in the presence of the author...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:49 PM
With a cough, everything changed.
Carmelo Licitra was a physician treating a man ravaged by HIV.
Then a coughing jag gripped the patient, drawing blood. Some of it splashed in Licitra's eyes.
In an instant, the doctor swapped his white coat for...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:42 PM
A trade association for the adult film industry on Friday called for a hold on production to be extended through Monday in response to a possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set.
The Free Speech Coalition, which had originally called for a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:10 PM
A trade association for the adult film industry has called for a three-day, industrywide production hold following a report of a possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set.
Canoga Park's Free Speech Coalition called for the halt on Wednesday...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:08 AM
44, mayor of Baltimore
Perhaps no Baltimore woman is watched more than Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. But while she’s seen on national television appearances, Rawlings-Blake says she’s watching Baltimore’s...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Bethlehem's OraSure Technologies is examining whether technology it developed for its in-home HIV test could be used to screen for Ebola.
The company has been approached by federal agencies and private-sector entities interested in employing the method,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
While much of the response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is contingent on the United States government's public health and military actions ("Ebola hits home," Oct. 2), health professionals and government officials have been quite reluctant to come...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Hartford area designer style and television fashion celebrities teamed up in Hartford Saturday for the 2nd annual "WE CAN With Mondo Guerra" fundraiser benefiting AIDS Connecticut.
Guerra, a contestant and winner on Lifetime Network's 'Project Runway'...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
About 25,000 participants are expected to turn out Sunday at West Hollywood Park for the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles.
The opening ceremony is scheduled to kick off at 9:15 a.m. with speeches from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and West...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Sometimes it's hard to tell which is more terrifying: Ebola or the commentary about the virus.
On Monday, radio host Rush Limbaugh suggested that President Barack Obama is refusing to divert flights from Liberia and other Ebola-infected countries...