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HIV - AIDS

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  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness 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....
  • Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men

    Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men
    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...
  • Laguna Beach leaders hope to rescue neglected AIDS memorial garden

    Laguna Beach leaders hope to rescue neglected AIDS memorial garden
    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...
  • The Center to begin renovation project soon

    The Center to begin renovation project soon
    Terry DeCarlo plans to pick up a sledgehammer soon and wield it at a wall, any wall, to kick off the renovation of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center of Central Florida. For the past 32 years, the building on North Mills Avenue...
  • UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS

    UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS
        "Fools Rush In" is the name of a one-night cabaret being staged by University of Central Florida students this Friday, Nov. 21. The show will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in its campaign to help those affected by HIV and AIDS while...
  • Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier

    Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier
    The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard. Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
  • Travel back in time through Christmas on Florida Frontier

    Travel back in time through Christmas on Florida Frontier
    Step back in time and celebrate Christmas on the Florida Frontier from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 on the grounds of Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell in Sumter County. Participants can make and play with homemade toys,...
  • Saving lives can mean facing death for health-care pros

    With a cough, everything changed. Carmelo Licitra was a physician treating a man ravaged by HIV. Then a coughing jag gripped the patient, drawing blood. Some of it splashed in Licitra's eyes. In an instant, the doctor swapped his white coat for...
  • Why we link Ebola to fictional stories like 'Contagion'

    Why we link Ebola to fictional stories like 'Contagion'
    "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...
  • I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton

    I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton
    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...
  • Man charged with failing to reveal he had HIV to partner

    Man charged with failing to reveal he had HIV to partner
    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,...