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HIV - AIDS

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  • After decades at clinic, HIV specialist will retire

    After decades at clinic, HIV specialist will retire
    After 42 years at the Laguna Beach Community Clinic, 22 treating patients with HIV, Dr. Korey Jorgensen is retiring from the nonprofit — but not completely cutting ties. The family physician and HIV specialist turns 70 in February and said he...
  • World of Chocolate Winter Gala supports AIDS Foundation

    World of Chocolate Winter Gala supports AIDS Foundation
    Historic Union Station overflowed with holiday cheer and sweet treats for the World of Chocolate's Winter Gala presented by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago on Dec. 4. For this 13th annual event, more than 1,100 guests enjoyed tasty samplings from 22...
  • Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays

    Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays
    It would have seemed the stuff of fantasy in the dark days of the 1980s, when an AIDS diagnosis was tantamount to a death sentence: a pill, taken daily, that could protect against HIV infection. But today, such a drug exists. The blue tablet, marketed...
  • FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men

    FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men
    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...
  • Church, sorority mark World AIDS Day

    St. Mark AME Zion Church in East Chicago opened the doors Monday for the 2nd Annual World AIDS Day Gospel Explosion. A Chicago-based dance company, “Praize Productions,” joined a host of other performers. “We use the arts to uplift and...
  • Newport News clinic holding HIV/AIDS awareness event on Monday, World AIDS Day

    Newport News clinic holding HIV/AIDS awareness event on Monday, World AIDS Day
    Only 30 percent of Americans with HIV have the virus under control, according to "Vital Signs," a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It reported that two-thirds of the 1.2 million living with HIV in 2011 had not...
  • 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...
  • Time to ease rule on blood donations from gay men

    A 1980s-era ban on blood donations by most gay men is out of step with current science, which has developed faster and more accurate tests for HIV-infected blood. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is considering the blood...
  • HIV evolving to weaker form, study says

    Medical intervention and the natural course of evolution may be dealing a double blow to the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1, weakening its ability to replicate and to cause AIDS, according to a new study. The findings offer a kind of...
  • Making quilts, spreading hope as the fight against HIV and AIDS continues

    Making quilts, spreading hope as the fight against HIV and AIDS continues
    A visual reminder of the toll that AIDS has taken was on display Sunday at Main Beach. About 15 quilts bearing the names of those felled by the disease were placed on the lawn as part of Laguna Beach's recognition of World AIDS Day, which began in...