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HIV - AIDS

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  • West Hollywood's Duran making a name for himself in supervisor's race

    West Hollywood's Duran making a name for himself in supervisor's race
    John Duran gets the question over and over in his against-the-odds bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. People he meets on the campaign trail ask, "Where did you come from?" The quick answer is West Hollywood....
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • 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,"...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Trip to Outer Space for Nearly $1 Million at amfAR Gala

    The annual amfAR auction at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc outside of Cannes is known for its extravagant auctions on behalf of AIDS research, but this year the charity event shot into outer space. Leonardo DiCaprio auctioned a space trip in 2015 with him,...
  • AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills

    AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills
    It was a chilly spring day in Washington when Secretary of Health and Human Services Margaret Heckler made a historic announcement. "The probable cause of AIDS has been found," she began, "a variant of a known human cancer virus." It was 1984, and she...
  • L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview

    L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview
    Los Angeles leaders lashed out Monday night at Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his comments in a nationally televised interview in which he criticized Earvin "Magic" Johnson for contracting HIV and said he was "baited" into making racist...
  • Donald Sterling slams Magic Johnson, cites HIV status

    Donald Sterling slams Magic Johnson, cites HIV status
    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at Magic Johnson during a CNN interview  broadcast Monday night, alluding to the NBA’s great’s HIV-positive diagnosis and saying, “I don’t think he’s a good example for...
  • Agent: Magic Johnson the 'opposite' of what Donald Sterling said

    Agent: Magic Johnson the 'opposite' of what Donald Sterling said
    The longtime agent and friend of Magic Johnson responded quickly to defend Johnson after Donald Sterling's incendiary comments Monday on CNN. Johnson is "the exact opposite" of the way Sterling portrayed him on "Anderson Cooper: 360," said Lon Rosen,...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Blind spot revealed in shabby handling of HIV-positive basketball player

    Blind spot revealed in shabby handling of HIV-positive basketball player
    On Nov. 7, 1991, Earvin Johnson stood at a podium inside The Forum, his second home. It was the place where his otherworldly abilities on the hardwood with the Los Angeles Lakers had shaken the basketball world. That day, he again would shake the world....