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 >>
viaGive us your poor, your tired, but apparently not your HIV We don't have to familiarize any locals with the wet foot, dry foot policy, aka The Cuban Adjustment Act. Any Cuban who makes it to American soil is allowed to seek residency. Well, not any Cuban migrant. Not if that Cuban is HIV . & ... 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 >>
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
Celebrate the medicinal benefits of Mary Jane
Once upon a time there was this African-American surgeon...
Latin rock star strikes back!
In the black church, treating the spirit doesn't always mix well with treating AIDS
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.
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!
He allegedly fondled and caressed patients against their will. AIDS patients. No wonder he is known as Doctor Scumbag.
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