Almost two months after the first case was reported, and about a month since anyone cared, the World Health Organization has declared swine flu is officially the first flu pandemic in 41 years!So far, H1N1 has killed 144 people, a small number compared to the millions who died during the last fl ... More >>
We had our fun popping the balloon of the swine flu, excuse me, H1N1 hysteria, but we never once told you to abandon your hourly ritual of hand sanitizer cleansing. Since Miami is a major hub of international travel, especially to Latin America, it always made sense to us that the strain of flu ... More >>
The string of headlines involving several local busts of fraudulent HIV/AIDS treatment facilities milking medicare for money was no coincidence. Two years ago the justice department begin specifically targeting medicare fraud in the city. After success in Miami and then Los Angeles, today Attorney G ... More >>
via dipalbhadge's flickrSupermodel Izabel Goulart sends heart beats racing upwards, and jaws down to the floor, but all she really wants to do is keep blood sugar levels stable. The Victoria Secret Angel was announced today as the International Ambassador for the Diabetes Research Institute Fo ... More >>
Back-alley plastic surgery sent Donnie Hendrix to jail. Finally, she talks.
The birth control method preferred by Jonas Brothers everywhere may be the next victim of the state legislature's special orgy of budget slashing. A plan to eliminate the remaining $600,000 allocated this year to abstinence only education and abortion-alternative counseling is being advanced in ... More >>
Florida's educational system leaves a lot to be desired.
You're not a doctor, but Trauma Center lets you play one on TV
At Miami-Dade County's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the answer would be No
Miami does away with SCA
Miami's gay community parties on despite the specter of a growing HIV/AIDS threat
Some of My Best Friends Are DJs (Ninja Tune)
Journey through some giant entrails
Once upon a time there was this African-American surgeon...
Latin rock star strikes back!
The City of Miami and developers are targeting an AIDS group's venerable thrift store
Food for Life Network
White Party Week is one of the nation's biggest AIDS fundraisers and wildest bashes -- a problem or a godsend, depending on whom you ask
Analyze This, Don't Eat It
They're poor, black, and HIV-positive. Their product? The AIDS medications intended to cure them.
What happens to a young artist's work when he or she is struck down by AIDS? Good question.
Miami Beach police have no idea why the city paid off a victim of alleged gay bashing
Rachel Better never worried about her stateless status until the INS locked her up. Then it was too late.
The Touch Research Institute promotes the laying on of healing hands
When he was booked into the Dade County Jail, Earl Cole was a sick man. Not for long.
AIDS educators are targeting a new group -- deaf gay men
AIDS activist Rhaynetta Cheatham finally succumbs to the illness
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
The county's AIDS umbrella group draws fire from a Metro official -- and loses its executive director
Don't like your face? Your breasts? Your tummy? Get yourself new ones. Plastic surgeon Ernest DiGeronimo makes the kindest cuts.
Critics question Ernest DiGeronimo's credentials and advertising practices
A UM nurse told a patient about a positive preliminary HIV test result -- and that was the last thing she did
In the battle against AIDS, some people say shouting is more effective than talking. And if you don't agree, watch out!
Bruce Wheatley is a man. Bruce Wheatley is a nurse. Bruce Wheatley can't find work as an ob-gyn nurse.
If you believe your lover infected you with the AIDS virus, what's to stop you from telling the world?
A bumbling justice system has allowed self-proclaimed AIDS miracle worker Basil Wainwright to continue peddling hope -- with harrowing results
The venerated Weekly World News burns Miami's press with a local model's plastic-surgery meltdown
If it's about John Doe having AIDS, you'd better not talk. You're probably not supposed to know in the first place.
You'll never hear anything bad about the Jerry Lewis Labor Day telethon - at least not on the station that airs it