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HIV - AIDS

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  • Kay Halle, activist and day care center founder

    Kay Halle, activist and day care center founder
    Kay Halle, who founded a Waverly child care center and was active in the labor rights movement, died of cancer March 1 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Abell neighborhood resident was 67. Born in Baltimore and raised in Pikesville, she was the daughter of...
  • Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic in powerful concert at the Kennedy Center

    Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic in powerful concert at the Kennedy Center
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic brought an inspired -- you might even say brave -- program to the Kenendy Center Tuesday night and made every note of it count.  Instead of picking the usual crowd-pleasing stuff to go with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, as...
  • Iron Crow Theatre Company successfully conjures Poe's spirit

    Iron Crow Theatre Company successfully conjures Poe's spirit
    There is one more week left of "The Homo Poe Show," Iron Crow Theatre Company's daring and ever so cheeky production of four new plays and choreography inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. If you haven't caught it yet, give it a try. The production, the...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Cochran making a sound contribution to his hometown of Columbia

    Cochran making a sound contribution to his hometown of Columbia
    In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression. Cochran —...
  • Nine-month-old baby may have been cured of HIV, scientists say

    Nine-month-old baby may have been cured of HIV, scientists say
    BOSTON — A 9-month-old baby who was born in California with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS may have been cured as a result of treatments that doctors began just four hours after her birth, medical researchers said Wednesday. The child is the...
  • Treatment delayed for youth with HIV

    Treatment delayed for youth with HIV
    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. Evidence suggests...
  • Raise the tobacco purchase age to 21 [Commentary]

    Raise the tobacco purchase age to 21 [Commentary]
    Maryland lawmakers on Monday introduced a bill to restrict the sale of tobacco products in the state to those age 21 and older instead of the current age of 18. If passed, that would make Maryland the strictest state in the nation when it comes to...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • HIV: we can and must get to zero [Commentary]

    HIV: we can and must get to zero [Commentary]
    The havoc that HIV can wreak on a family and a community can be devastating. Over the past three decades, we have watched helplessly as friends and family members died from HIV-related illnesses. Each one lived life brimming with hope and energy, prepared...
  • Free HIV testing offered in Bel Air Monday for World AIDS Day

    On Monday, Dec. 2, in support of World AIDS Day, the Harford County Health Department will offer free walk-in confidential or anonymous HIV testing at 1 N. Main Street in Bel Air, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Since 1988, World AIDS Day is observed annually...
  • Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day

    Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day
    A small service and a moment of silence under a glowing-red Washington Monument commemorated World AIDS Day in Mount Vernon Sunday evening. The Rev. Joseph Muth of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard told the roughly two dozen gathered...