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  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Walk for better health Walking is the most popular form of physical activity. A Web page sponsored by the Department of Health, aahealth.org/walk, features information about walking programs, trails and tracks. Heart health February is American Heart...
  • HIV becoming less deadly for African Americans

    Death rates of African Americans living with HIV dropped 28% between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, black people with HIV were 1.5 times more likely to die in 2012 than white people...
  • Baltimore to share in $10 million investment in HIV research and care

    Baltimore to share in $10 million investment in HIV research and care
    A health care company called ViiV Healthcare, formed by the pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, said this week that it would launch a four-year $10 million initiative in Baltimore and Jackson, Miss., to increase access to HIV treatment and...
  • Jessica Alba, Jennifer Meyer host jewelry event to benefit AIDS charity

    Jessica Alba, Jennifer Meyer host jewelry event to benefit AIDS charity
    Valentine’s Day came early to L.A.’s Sunset Tower on Tuesday night, where Jessica Alba and jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer hosted a dinner to celebrate their collaboration on two sweetheart necklaces with proceeds to benefit the RED project&...
  • A Beer Tasting And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers

    A Beer Tasting  And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers
    >>The beer-tastings event Craft Sippin' returns for its second year to the New Britain Museum of American Art Friday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to food and drink, there will be DIY studio component — when guests can make their own...
  • Florida court considers definition of sexual intercourse in HIV case

    Florida court considers definition of sexual intercourse in HIV case
    TALLAHASSEE — What does "sexual intercourse" mean in Florida? The state's Supreme Court justices are pondering the question in a case that threatens to weaken a 1986 law requiring HIV-positive people to reveal their infection before having...
  • AACC cancels Black History event over concerns about speaker's comments on homosexuality, HIV

    AACC cancels Black History event over concerns about speaker's comments on homosexuality, HIV
    Officials at Anne Arundel Community College have canceled a scheduled campus lecture by a controversial black educator after students raised concerns about his past comments on gay and lesbian identity and HIV. Umar Johnson, a school psychologist and...
  • Broward lawmakers finalize priorities for session

    Broward lawmakers finalize priorities for session
    Broward lawmakers on Monday set their priorities for the March 3 legislative session, agreeing to focus on curbing high-stakes tests in schools, getting more funding for urban water management, reforming youthful offender laws and expanding HIV testing....
  • Remembering the great Lesley Gore

    "I'M YOUNG, and I want to be young, I'm free and I want to be free/To live my life the way I choose, to say and do whatever I please!" Lesley Gore, belting out her prescient anthem, "You Don't Own Me," in 1964. YEARS AGO I interviewed Lesley Gore. She...
  • Man who said he has HIV bites deputy during arrest, report says

    Man who said he has HIV bites deputy during arrest, report says
    A man who said he has HIV bit a deputy during an arrest — taking out a chunk of his skin — outside of a Wellington bar, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Deputies said they arrested Jeffrey Switzer, 25, Monday. According to an...
  • With genetic engineering, scientists use decoy molecule to trick HIV

    With genetic engineering, scientists use decoy molecule to trick HIV
    An effective vaccine for HIV has eluded researchers for several decades, due to the pathogen's infamous shape-shifting abilities. Even though researchers have identified certain broadly neutralizing antibodies that can conquer multiple strains of the...