Subject:

Medicine

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    HIV Rate Increases in Florida as AIDS-Related Deaths Decline

    The Herald has done a pretty good job of outlining the results of Man Up: The Crisis of HIV/AIDS Among Florida's Men, by the Florida Department of Health, but the numbers are pretty shocking and worth repeating. And yeah, if you haven't been tested lately, maybe you make an appointment.1 out of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Floridians Sure Have Some Funny Ideas About Health Care Reform

    via A R B O's flickr​According to a new Quinnipiac poll, 58% of Floridians support creating a government health insurance plan, while only 36% oppose it. So it should be good news for supporters of the so-called "public option" that voters in a notoriously moderate swing state seem to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Florida Lab Makes Potential HIV Breakthrough

    A leading research lab in Port St. Lucie thinks it might have made a potential breakthrough in the treatment and eradication of HIV. Current medications suppress the virus to undetectable levels in patients' bodies, allowing them to live relatively normal, long lives. However, the crafty little ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    CNN Profiles Miami's "Kool-Aid Kids," Children Born with HIV

    Every week at Jackson Memorial Hospital, teens and young adults who were either born with HIV or infected at a young age meet. They call themselves the Kool-Aid Kids. They've defied the odds and lived to a time when HIV is a manageable, albeit chronic, disease. CNN recently profiled them, and today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Swine Flu Claims First Miami-Dade Death

    The H1N1 virus has claimed its first death in Florida and Miami-Dade County, killing a 9-year-old, according to the Miami-Dade County Health Department.  The total number of confirmed swine flu cases in the county now tops 143. The state's count is up to 417.  Nationally, the virus is said to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    On Day 99, Obama Hires HIV Czar

    A quick followup of sorts to our post Monday highlighting the Obama administration's inaction on HIV/AIDS during his first 100 days in office. Yesterday it was announced the president has chosen Dr. Eric Goosby to head PEPFAR. Goosby served in the Clinton administration as deputy director of the Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    State Stem Cell Funding Ban Upheld

    Last month President Obama repealed the ban on federal funding on stem cell research, but that doesn't necessarily open the door to state funding. Yesterday, the state house voted to keep language in a bill that would bar universities from using state money for embryonic stem cell research 68-46. Th ... More >>

  • News

    March 19, 2009

    Dr. Dread

    A Miami plastic surgeon is accused of child molestation.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008
  • Culture

    October 18, 2007

    Looking for Mr. Positive

    Urban legend or reality, The Bugchasers seeks a spotlight

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2006
  • News

    August 31, 2006

    These Could Be Yours

    No surprise when it comes to breasts, Miami is best

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Practice Safe Sex

    Miami residents may not be seeking the care they need

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Patient at Risk

    The medical association examines the county's jail system and finds trouble behind bars

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004
  • News

    June 24, 2004

    The Unwanted Test

    It wasn't part of the school curriculum, and for one girl who is HIV-positive, it was a bad idea

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    Contagious Outbreak Untreated

    A rash of grotesque and dangerous staph infections among inmates gets no action from jail officials

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of April 8, 2004

    Miamis corruption, midwives training, Cobains legacy

  • News

    April 1, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of April 1, 2004

    Foul-mouthed writers, fully trained midwives, and bunched-up panties

  • News

    March 25, 2004
  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Cuts You Up

    As the number of cesarean section deliveries in South Florida soars, some women use midwives to learn to trust their bodies and give birth naturally

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Sex and Consequences

    The new South Beach lifestyle: Same as the old South Beach lifestyle

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    At the Viral Front

    The continuing war on HIV/AIDS

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    One For the Heart

    A UN of doctors saves a little American from ventricular septal defect

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Blood Money

    Every time you donate, it's money in the pockets of two South Florida companies. Big money.

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Notes from the Dead Zone

    The politics of AIDS funding in black Miami

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Deca-D

    Even if this anabolic steroid is only a support drug in the war on HIV, why take it off the market?

  • City Life

    May 16, 2002

    BEST CURE FOR AIDS ISOLATION

    The Center for Positive Connections

  • Dining

    February 28, 2002

    Waiting to Inhale

    To ban or not to ban, that could be the question on a ballot near you.

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    Change, Change, Change

    Sing it loud, sing it proud, girls; it happens to the best of us

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Don't Tell, Don't Ask

    A teenager born with HIV was never told of her status until it was too late. How this happened, and why, is now a matter of national debate.

  • Dining

    March 8, 2001

    Too Close for Comfort?

    Cattle-ist for reform

  • Dining

    March 1, 2001
  • News

    December 21, 2000

    An American Dream Expires

    A little boy arrived from Saint Lucia to have a dangerous tumor removed. The tumor is gone, but so is his home and his ability to move.

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    My Life as a Eunuch

    Why would a man choose to have himself castrated? That's a question best answered by a fellow known as Gelding.

  • Calendar

    December 10, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 10 - 16, 1998

  • News

    December 10, 1998
  • News

    December 10, 1998

    The Doctor is Out

    Beset by internecine battles, troubled leadership, and funding cuts, the local office of the Florida Department of Health is in need of intensive care.

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Size Matters

    That's the motto among gay men in Miami Beach who have fueled a rage for illegal steroids -- health considerations be damned

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Fall from Grace

    Health Crisis Network's stunning financial meltdown has spurred an outpouring of concern and a raft of rumors

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Good Work, Now You're Fired

    Once a uniquely innovative clinic devoted to HIV and AIDS patients, Miami Beach's Stratogen Health surrenders to the corporate buyout

  • News

    July 24, 1997
  • News

    December 26, 1996

    First Contact

    The Touch Research Institute promotes the laying on of healing hands

  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Incarceration Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

    When he was booked into the Dade County Jail, Earl Cole was a sick man. Not for long.

  • News

    August 22, 1996

    The (Signed)Language of Love

    AIDS educators are targeting a new group -- deaf gay men

  • News

    August 22, 1996

    Rhaynetta's Cause: The Epilogue

    AIDS activist Rhaynetta Cheatham finally succumbs to the illness

  • News

    May 30, 1996

    Rhaynetta's Cause

    Even through her own struggle with the disease, Rhaynetta Cheatham has worked tirelessly to bring AIDS awareness where it's most needed: Miami's black community

  • News

    April 4, 1996

    The Bureaucracy to End All Bureaucracies

    The county's AIDS umbrella group draws fire from a Metro official -- and loses its executive director

  • More >>
Loading...