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HIV - AIDS

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  • National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?

    National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?
    Here's a scary thought: One in six people who are HIV-positive are not aware of it. That means they're not getting the treatment they need to stay healthy -- and that they may pass the virus on to others unknowingly. But Friday marks the 20th annual...
  • Tragedy explored in 'Broken Heart Land'

    His family doesn't know if Zack actually heard any of it firsthand. Maybe he was at that City Council meeting (some people swear he was) or maybe not. Either way, they figure he probably knew about the things that were said, how his neighbors in the...
  • Early HIV detection remains vital

    The war against HIV is far from over. Here's a sobering fact: While the number of new HIV infections (incidence) is down from its peak in the 1980s, new infections have remained at a constant 50,000 annually for more than a decade. New HIV diagnoses...
  • The Tony Greene moment: Art life after death

    The Tony Greene moment: Art life after death
    When painter Tony Greene died of an AIDS-related illness in 1990, it was far from certain that anyone beyond his circle of friends and colleagues would remember him or his work. At the time of his death, Greene was 35 years old — an artist on...
  • Mears Transportation driver files HIV discrimination lawsuit

    Mears Transportation driver files HIV discrimination lawsuit
    A former driver for Mears Transportation has sued the taxi company for alleged discrimination, claiming he was fired after revealing he was HIV positive. The June 13 lawsuit, filed in Orlando federal court, uses only initials S.G. to identify the...
  • 'Made in L.A.' best in show: 5 must-see pieces at the Hammer biennial

    'Made in L.A.' best in show: 5 must-see pieces at the Hammer biennial
    The second iteration of the Hammer Museum's "Made in L.A." biennial has arrived, and it bears no evidence of a sophomore slump. There are funny ceramics, pervy paintings on bedsheets, abstract sculptures, installations about process, works saturated...
  • S.T.A.G.E. gathers Robert Osborne, Broadway veterans in AIDS benefit

    S.T.A.G.E. gathers Robert Osborne, Broadway veterans in AIDS benefit
    Back in 1984, relatively early in the AIDS crisis, actors Michael Kearns and James Carroll Pickett met with David Galligan about directing a benefit show to help gay men afflicted with the disease. Galligan, a journalist making the transition to theater...
  • Giant condom: hope it helps

    Giant condom: hope it helps
    A funny thing happened after an AIDS organization recently put up a billboard along Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale depicting a giant pink condom: Nothing. No community outrage. No protests. Maybe a little tittering from a few, but nobody is...
  • Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling wanted to do a joint TV interview

    Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling wanted to do a joint TV interview
    Magic Johnson said Tuesday evening that he was asked by Donald Sterling to join him for an interview with Barbara Walters. The NBA legend also said that Sterling would be wise to relinquish ownership of the Clippers. "Enjoy the rest of your life,"...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Asthma camp for children The Baltimore Washington Medical Center will sponsor "Camp Airways" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 4-8 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. The camp, for children ages 6 to 12, will...
  • Bid to create L.A. city health commission qualifies for ballot

    Bid to create L.A. city health commission qualifies for ballot
    Los Angeles officials say a bid to create a city health commission has netted enough signatures to get onto the November ballot -- or to be approved outright by the City Council, if it chooses to do so. Activists behind the plan argue that Angelenos...