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HIV - AIDS

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  • HIV's spread traced back to 1920s Kinshasa

    HIV's spread traced back to 1920s Kinshasa
    Long before scientists discovered its role in a mysterious disease affecting gay men and intravenous drug users, the world's most virulent strain of HIV had already begun its grim career in Belgian colonial Africa, according to new research. In a...
  • In Baltimore, ballroom culture is transforming the fight against HIV

    In Baltimore, ballroom culture is transforming the fight against HIV
    It's about pomp but also power -- not only to become a YouTube sensation or niche-culture legend, but to provide a family to those without one and to drive HIV awareness in a youth demographic identified by city health workers as being particularly...
  • ACLU files complaint against Hair Cuttery over termination of HIV-positive employee

    ACLU files complaint against Hair Cuttery over termination of HIV-positive employee
    The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland has filed a federal employment discrimination complaint against a Maryland hair salon on behalf of an employee who says he was fired for being HIV-positive. Representatives for Ratner Cos., which owns the...
  • Department of Health hosting Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is once again taking part in and supporting the National Latino HIV/AIDS Testing Day. This is a nationwide campaign to promote HIV/AIDS testing and education within the Hispanic and Latino communities....
  • 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...
  • Mears settles HIV discrimination lawsuit

    Mears settles HIV discrimination lawsuit
    Orlando-based Mears Transportation has settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former driver who alleged he was fired after revealing he was HIV positive. Details of the settlement remained confidential, but U.S. District Judge Karla R. Spaulding signed an...
  • HIV's infection tactics could guide AIDS vaccine, study finds

    HIV's infection tactics could guide AIDS vaccine, study finds
    New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS, according to U.S. government and...
  • HIV-positive masseur sexually assaults man, police say

    HIV-positive masseur sexually assaults man, police say
    An HIV-positive masseur sexually assaulted a man during a massage, according to Bethlehem police. Christopher Atanazy, 37, of the 100 block of North 13th Street in Allentown, was charged Monday with indecent assault and reckless endangerment. He is...
  • Hartford Restaurateur On Food Network, Lifetime's Project Runway Winner in Hartford

    Hartford Restaurateur On Food Network, Lifetime's Project Runway Winner in Hartford
    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-...
  • Success from sorrow, and a predecessor for 'Smokefall'

    Success from sorrow,  and a predecessor for 'Smokefall'
    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...
  • Event aimed at fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS

    Education, testing and care are some of the ways to attack HIV/AIDS. The Broward Health Comprehensive Care Center and the Comprehensive Care Center at Broward House promoted all three of these during the High Impact Prevention Program Community BBQ...