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HIV - AIDS

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  • Greenbelt Hair Cuttery employee with HIV reinstated after being fired

    Greenbelt Hair Cuttery employee with HIV reinstated after being fired
    An assistant manager at a Greenbelt Hair Cuttery who was fired this summer after being diagnosed with HIV has been reinstated and paid restitution by the barbershop chain's parent company, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday. The ACLU...
  • Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry

    Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry
    A trade association for the adult film industry on Monday lifted a production hold that had been prompted by concerns that a performer had been exposed to HIV on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition said tests revealed that the "performer...
  • Arresting Ebola Carriers Will Not Curb Virus

    Arresting Ebola Carriers Will Not Curb Virus
    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...
  • Ebola's deadly past and future

    Ebola's deadly past and future
    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...
  • Saving lives can mean facing death for health-care pros

    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...
  • Porn industry extends production halt after possible HIV exposure

    Porn industry extends production halt after possible HIV exposure
    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...
  • Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure

    Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure
    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...
  • Where are they now? Checking in with some of the 2013 Women to Watch

    Where are they now? Checking in with some of the 2013 Women to Watch
    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake 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...
  • OraSure approached about developing Ebola test kit

    OraSure approached about developing Ebola test kit
    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,...
  • How America can defeat Ebola [Letter]

    How America can defeat Ebola [Letter]
    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...
  • AIDS CT Hosts Runway Fundraiser With Mondo Guerra

    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'...