| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:35 AM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 11:59 AM
It’s autumn and that means well-known Connecticut personalities are back in the groove with new projects that bring new exposure.
Master floral designer extraordinaire Ruth Loiseau of Suffield, has launched a new magazine, Couture Flowers. Well-...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:47 PM
"Health officials struggle to control the media narrative about Ebola," read a headline in the Washington, D.C., publication The Hill a few days ago. The words were atop an article arguing that careful Obama administration pronouncements about the limited...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
An Upper Bucks AIDS-awareness activist was killed early Tuesday on Interstate 78 in Upper Saucon Township when a tractor-trailer crashed into his stopped vehicle.
Robert J. Burton, 52, of the 1100 block of Richlandtown Road in Richland Township was...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
We must pay attention to the mistakes of history, some wise person once said, so we can do a better job of making them in the future. That's how I feel during the current Ebola crisis when I see how well we Americans seem to be repeating the mistakes of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:44 PM
An assistant manager at a Greenbelt Hair Cuttery who was fired this summer after being diagnosed with HIV has been reinstated and paid restitution by the barbershop chain's parent company, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday.