| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:27 PM
Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow.
Nevada health officials said Friday that they're considering strict...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:32 PM
Miley Cyrus sank onto a stool and asked permission to kick off her MM6 Margiela wedge sandals and get comfortable. “Let it all hang out … not literally,” I said, as we settled in to chat about her new role as MAC Cosmetics’ Viva...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims.
A Mississippi baby who was infected at birth appeared to remain clear of the virus for nearly two years, even though she was...
| Nov 30, 2014
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:43 PM
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)
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:42 PM
An HIV-positive masseur charged with sexually assaulting a man during a massage at a parlor in west Bethlehem will face trial in Lehigh County Court.
Christopher Atanazy of Allentown gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:38 PM
A monthly injection of an experimental anti-retroviral drug protected female monkeys from vaginal infection by a simian form HIV, according to two new studies.
The research, which was published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine, raises hopes...