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HIV - AIDS

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Top HIV - AIDS Articles

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  • Turning illness into a friend

    To the editor: "Friendly" (the term given by Judi Kaufman to her brain tumor), meet "My Friend," which is what I call my HIV virus after being diagnosed last September. ("Brain cancer takes a toll, but unlocks her creativity," Jan. 14) Kaufman's...
  • Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

    Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science. From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics...
  • Jessica Alba, Jennifer Meyer host jewelry event to benefit AIDS charity

    Jessica Alba, Jennifer Meyer host jewelry event to benefit AIDS charity
    Valentine’s Day came early to L.A.’s Sunset Tower on Tuesday night, where Jessica Alba and jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer hosted a dinner to celebrate their collaboration on two sweetheart necklaces with proceeds to benefit the RED project&...
  • Florida court considers definition of sexual intercourse in HIV case

    Florida court considers definition of sexual intercourse in HIV case
    TALLAHASSEE — What does "sexual intercourse" mean in Florida? The state's Supreme Court justices are pondering the question in a case that threatens to weaken a 1986 law requiring HIV-positive people to reveal their infection before having...
  • Florida's sheriffs object to new bill to make pot available to patients

    Florida's sheriffs object to new bill to make pot available to patients
    After helping defeat a November ballot measure that would have legalized medical marijuana, Florida's sheriffs said Tuesday they also object to a Republican lawmaker's attempt to make pot available to patients. The Florida Sheriffs Association,...
  • Remember political correctness? It's back, frothing at the mouth and at hurricane force

    I have a distinct memory, dating back to 1989 or so, of sitting around with my college dorm mates talking about a new term that was popping up everywhere: "political correctness." Although the designation had been floating around radical circles of...
  • Does Florida need a new definition for 'sexual intercourse'?

    Does Florida need a new definition for 'sexual intercourse'?
      Does Florida need a new definition for sexual intercourse? Attorneys for Gary Debaun, a Monroe County resident who ran afould with laws affecting HIV-infected people, apparently think so. They’ve asked the Florida Supreme Court to weigh-in....
  • Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action

    Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action
    Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS. The sophisticated imaging technology...
  • World Aids Day ceremony sparks hope amid sorrow

    World Aids Day ceremony sparks hope amid sorrow
    Tears of sadness, joy and hope were shed Monday during the Lake County Health Department's annual ceremony marking World AIDS Day. In front of more than 100 people at the Waukegan ceremony, speaker Jason Hart shared that he is HIV positive. When...
  • Dance aims to raise AIDS awareness

    Dance aims to raise AIDS awareness
    AIDS and the HIV virus continue to affect hundreds of thousands of Americans, especially blacks. The rate of new HIV infection in blacks is eight times that of whites based on population size, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • FDA: Gay, bisexual men able to donate blood

    FDA: Gay, bisexual men able to donate blood
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that it plans to change its blood donor policy recommendation to allow gay men to donate blood one year after their last sexual contact. The FDA's proposed policy would replace its current stance,...