| Sep 19, 2012
Keith Green knows that physicians read books and take classes on how to provide the best health care for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
But Green, chairman of the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus, also knows that too many...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:20 PM
From a terrible epidemic comes a beautiful documentary. More than any other nonfiction work I've seen, with far-reaching intelligence and grace, David France's "How to Survive a Plague" relays what happened in the early years of AIDS. And what didn't...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Approximately 29,339 pounds of fresh ground beef products is being recalled by Cargill Meat Solutions because of possible Salmonella Enteritidis.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) made this...
| Jan 2, 2013
Dear Readers: Here are 2012's interesting items — prescription (Rx) and OTC (over the counter) — approved by the Food and Drug Administration. — Love, Suzy
Stendra (Avanafil) tablets, Rx: Used for erectile dysfunction. Stendra.com...
| Dec 19, 2012
I'm ticked off that I can't remember what I am ticked off about!
I'm ticked off that HIV counseling is not being taught in our schools. Parents, your kids are having sex earlier and earlier. Insist on health classes that include HIV counseling.
| Jul 29, 2012
This is a moment for all Americans to be proud of the single best thing George W. Bushdid as president: launching an initiative to combat AIDS in Africa that has saved millions of lives.
All week, more than 20,000 delegates from around the world have...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:31 PM
An Indiana man has again been accused of failing to tell his sexual partners of his HIV positive status.
The Curry County Sheriff's Department in Oregon arrested 21-year-old James Propes after a woman said he failed to tell her he was HIV positive....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:53 PM
A former high school teacher accused of raping a 16-year-old student learned his punishment Wednesday.
Daniel Goens formerly taught and coached football and track at Monrovia high school. He was sentenced to 12 years, 10 of those in the Department of...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
A Greenwood man who admitted he knowingly spread HIV will stay in prison even longer.
Tony Perkins was sentenced to 7.5 years in prison Friday.
Perkins admitted he didn't tell five of his sexual partners that he was HIV positive.
He pleaded guilty...
| Nov 30, 2012
It's hard enough having a serious condition like cancer or kidney failure. It's even worse, some might think, when your health insurer says you have to buy your medicine from the pharmacy of its choice — or pay the full amount for expensive life-...