| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Magic Johnson may have survived for more than 20 years with HIV and is in apparent good health, but don't let the basketball legend's success story fool you.
HIV and AIDS remain scourges in the African-American community, where experts say infection...
| Jan 24, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:30 AM
This year's Oscar nominees for makeup and hairstyling worked on three very different movies but they did have one thing in common: a knack for making healthy young actors look significantly closer to death.
Using everything from detailed prosthetics...
| Feb 23, 2014
For a kid from Piqua, Ohio, Terri Hemmert was surprisingly unimpressed when she moved to the Chicago area to attend Elmhurst College in the late '60s. She saw Chicago as a bigger Dayton, Ohio.
"Then I discovered all that it had to offer: the music,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The Normal Heart: At the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, Larry Kramer co-founded a gay men's health organization and wrote novels and plays about AIDS and HIV in the gay community. In his play "The Normal Heart," Kramer shares his personal...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A judge has struck down a ballot measure that would force the city of Los Angeles to launch its own health department separate from the county's.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield ruled Friday that the measure slated for the June...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:32 PM
State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000.
Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 1:33 PM
I’m supposed to write a column right now, but as I type these words my brother Len is fighting for his life at home battling AIDS. It’s tough for me to think of a whole lot else. So please indulge me.
Len has never set foot in Burbank or...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:41 PM
A judge has preemptively struck down a ballot measure that would force the city of Los Angeles to launch its own health department separate from the county's.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield ruled Friday that the measure...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Many young people are not getting timely treatment for their HIV infections, and that is putting their long-term health at risk and threatening the health of their partners, a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center found.
| Feb 4, 2014
A disturbing new law in Nigeria establishes sweeping restrictions on homosexuality and has already led to dozens of arrests.
Even before the law went into effect, it was illegal to engage in same-sex relations. But the new law goes further,...