| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:42 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
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....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:13 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
On Monday, Noah Haidle's "Smokefall" opens on the main stage of the Goodman Theatre. If you follow theater in Chicago, you might have read something about this remarkable play about a Grand Rapids, Mich., family seen across several generations. It...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:29 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
A 25-year-old Lakeview man was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail Saturday after being charged with failing to reveal to his partner that he had HIV when he knew he had the virus, prosecutors said.
Anthony Hallam, of the 600 block of Oakdale Avenue,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Some experts have been comparing today's fear of Ebola to early days of AIDS in the United States, and the newspaper clips from the early 1980s are there to show it. This clip from The Washington Post is one example.
"A man with AIDS shows up for...