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HIV - AIDS

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  • After decades at clinic, HIV specialist will retire

    After decades at clinic, HIV specialist will retire
    After 42 years at the Laguna Beach Community Clinic, 22 treating patients with HIV, Dr. Korey Jorgensen is retiring from the nonprofit — but not completely cutting ties. The family physician and HIV specialist turns 70 in February and said he...
  • Making quilts, spreading hope as the fight against HIV and AIDS continues

    Making quilts, spreading hope as the fight against HIV and AIDS continues
    A visual reminder of the toll that AIDS has taken was on display Sunday at Main Beach. About 15 quilts bearing the names of those felled by the disease were placed on the lawn as part of Laguna Beach's recognition of World AIDS Day, which began in...
  • 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...
  • International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV

    International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV
    The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims. A Mississippi baby who was infected at birth appeared to remain clear of the virus for nearly two years, even though she was...
  • OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research

    OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research
    By the end of the year, Bethlehem-based OraSure expects to announce key research milestones in determining if its OraQuick rapid in-home HIV test can be adapted to screen patients for Ebola. The company has consulted with the federal Food and Drug...
  • Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon

    Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon
    Chase Brexton Health Care has selected a former Catholic Charities administrator to lead its new LGBT Health Resources Center, set to open in the primary care provider's Mount Vernon headquarters this spring. Nate Sweeney, 36, will serve as executive...
  • Vintage raceboats will rev up engines this weekend

    Vintage raceboats will rev up engines this weekend
    The Classic Raceboat Association will present its annual Fall Thunder Vintage Raceboat Regatta this weekend on Lake Dora. The three-day event will feature vintage outboards and inboards, small- and medium-sized and Grand Prix hydroplanes, Jersey speed...
  • FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men

    FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men
    A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel has begun to consider whether to overturn a long-standing ban against accepting blood donations from gay men. On Thursday, the FDA’s Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability heard...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
  • Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men

    Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men
    A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services panel has begun to consider whether to overturn a long-standing ban against accepting blood donations from gay men. On Thursday, the HHS Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability heard...
  • Laguna Beach leaders hope to rescue neglected AIDS memorial garden

    Laguna Beach leaders hope to rescue neglected AIDS memorial garden
    Laguna Beach's AIDS memorial garden — once well-tended on a bluff decades ago when the beach city's gay community was first touched by the disease — is in neglect. Ice plant has grown over much of the Garden of Peace and Love off Mountain...