| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:44 PM
For the first time since the early days of the AIDS epidemic, gay and bisexual men will be permitted to donate blood under rules set for release next year by the Food and Drug Administration.
Officials at the federal agency said Tuesday that they...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:12 PM
In the mid-2000s workers at Gilchrist Hospice Care had raised about $5,000 for some counterparts in Tanzania to give their overwhelmed center a boost. But when U.S. government aid ran out in 2011 for Nkoaranga Lutheran Hospital palliative-care program,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The Event: More than 1,100 sweet-and savory-tooths got to indulge their chocolate fantasies at Chicago’s Union Station on Dec. 4, sampling the edible creations prepared by 22 top Chicago chocolatiers, chefs and caterers for the 13th annual World...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:51 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The documentary “deepsouth” chronicles four people in the American South and how they are trying to find a solution to the region’s HIV epidemic. In the film, there is a scene where a health teacher in Mississippi uses candies in cups to...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
David Kovacs was an activist who worked hard to improve his world.
A longtime resident of Hartford, he worked behind the scenes to help elect a mayor and a state representative. At New Britain High School, he helped his special-education students with...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:49 PM
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...