Posts tagged "health"

Experimental vaccine found to "clean" body of HIV

Would you exchange the herpes virus, a variant of which you probably already carry, to erradicate HIV? An experimental vaccine could potentially swap one virus for another – well not really swap, more like use one virus to eradicate HIV. The vaccine works with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) which is a member of the herpes family, interestingly enough the... Read more »

Remembering those we've lost to AIDS

Yesterday was World AIDS Day, the one day a year that we set aside to remember those that we’ve lost and to push forward on education so that we don’t need to lose more loved ones to HIV. Yesterday I posted a photo gallery that included a list of several influential and famous people that... Read more »

CNA Center goes (RED) for World AIDS Day

Photo Credit: paraflyer via Flickr CC That big red building in Chicago’s Skyline, the CNA Center, was illuminated in (RED) last night in honor of World AIDS Day and will remain so all week.  An AIDS ribbon and the words “Fight AIDS” will be illuminated along the side of the building.   Chicago along with nine... Read more »

Influential and Famous people who died from AIDS

Share Today is World AIDS Day, a day set aside to educate AIDS Awareness, to move forward in helping to find a cure and to remember those who have fallen.  Here are some influential and famous people who have died from AIDS. **UPDATED** Who else do you think should be included in this gallery? Weird... Read more »

Today is 'World AIDS Day'

Today is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic that has plauged the world since the 80’s.  Since 1981 more than 25 million people have died from AIDS and it is estimated that more than 33 million people worldwide are currently living with HIV/AIDS. Today is the day that I spend time thinking about... Read more »

Don't miss the Pleasure Forum

  Make sure that you don’t miss the live forum “We’re Taking Pleasure Back” at the Center on Halsted tonight at 6PM. This open forum is sponsored by Project Crysp, and will be hosted by Fausto Fernos and Marc Felion of podcast Feast of Fun.  It’s also the last panel of the season; earlier this... Read more »

HIV+ people should get vaccinated this year!

Earlier this month in a “Health Roundup” it was reported that had said that HIV was not a mortality risk factor in regards to the Swine Flu – aka H1N1. But now, the Bay Area Reporter is reporting that California health officials are recommending those people who are HIV Positive to make sure to... Read more »

Hooray - full figured men are back in style!

Photo Credit: Victoria Peckham via Flickr Thanks to an article in the New York Times, I’m suddenly hip!  And apparently, I terminated my gym membership at the right time as well.  Potbellys are back in style – and no I’m not talking about potbelly pigs, or those really yummy sandwiches.. I’m talking about potbellys on men.  According... Read more »