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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In small study, aggressive HIV strain identified in Cuba

    In small study, aggressive HIV strain identified in Cuba
    A strain of HIV that progresses to full-blown AIDS within three years if left untreated has become “epidemic” among newly infected patients in Cuba who reported having unprotected sex with multiple partners, according to a study published this...
  • Man with HIV accused of biting deputy

    Man with HIV accused of biting deputy
    WEST PALM BEACH — An HIV-positive man is accused of biting a Palm Beach County deputy. The Palm Beach Post reports 25-year-old Jeffrey Switzer began arguing with the staff at the Coach House Restaurant and Bar in Wellington early Monday. When...
  • Should an HIV-positive body be considered a deadly weapon?

    NEW YORK When Terrance Williams was 21, he met a man in Syracuse, and the two became friends. Some weeks later, they became sexually involved. Williams and this partner who, in court papers, is referred to only as "the victim" used protection in their...
  • S. Indiana HIV cases linked to needle-sharing up to 27

    Indiana health officials say the number of people in five southern Indiana counties testing positive for HIV through needle-sharing among painkiller abusers has grown by one to 27. The Indiana State Department of Health announced Friday there are 10...
  • Caltech researchers help 'bridge the gap' for HIV antibodies

    Caltech researchers help 'bridge the gap' for HIV antibodies
    Anybody who's ever hung from the bars of a playground jungle gym knows it's easier to latch on with two arms instead of one.  The same might be said of immune system antibodies: The "Y" shaped proteins do a better job of clinging to invader viruses when...
  • The biggest controversies in Rose Parade history

    The biggest controversies in Rose Parade history
    For tens of millions of people each year, the Rose Parade is an escape — two hours spent in a world of floral fantasy. But real-world issues sometimes disrupt the New Year's Day party. The parade has, on occasion, been marked by protests,...