Local Man Living Proof That HIV Diagnosis Is Not A Death SentenceCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole has one local man’s story on living a productive live with HIV.
AIDS Activists Hope To Convince Rauner To Forego CutsAIDS activists are hoping that Governor Rauner can be convinced to forego cuts in the state's AIDS treatment and prevention budgets.
Large HIV Outbreak In Indiana Linked To Painkiller AbuseAn outbreak of HIV cases in far south east Indiana has been traced largely to addicts using a powerful painkiller.
City Health Workers Hand Out Free Condoms On World AIDS DayIn an effort to reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS on this World AIDS day, the city of Chicago was giving out free condoms Monday.
On Eve Of World AIDS Day, Chicago Ceremony Honors VictimsMany discussions in the medical community are centering around AIDS and HIV with World AIDS Day on Monday.
Chicago Man Charged With Giving Girlfriend HIVA Chicago man is facing felony charges after failing to tell his ex-girlfriend that he had HIV and ended up giving her the virus, Cook County prosecutors said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Rep. Mike Quigley Wants End To Ban On Gay Blood DonorsCongressman Mike Quigley says it's about time and chances are good for a lifting of the nationwide ban on blood donations by gays.
LGBT Community Center Receives $1.6M Grant For HIV/AIDS OutreachThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has given a grant of more than $1.6 million to the Center on Halsted LGBT community center, which will use the funds to expand its services for young African-American and Latino men.
Chicago Looks Back 30 Years After First AIDS CasesThree decades after the first official mention of the AIDS virus by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chicago is looking back, and hoping the fourth decade of the disease will be the last.
AIDS Advocates, State Rep. Protest Cuts To AssistanceHIV prevention advocates and a state lawmaker are protesting a decision that would dramatically lower the limit for which Illinoisans can qualify for AIDS drug assistance.
House Committee Endorses Medical Marijuana ProposalAn Illinois House panel today voted to approve the use of medical marijuana for individuals who suffer from chronic pain and debilitating medical conditions. The measure now goes to the full House for a vote.
Report: State Budget Cuts Could Damage AIDS CareA report Wednesday says state budget cuts could leave thousands of low-income Illinois residents who have the AIDS virus with fewer choices for life-sustaining medicines.