HIV/AIDS

Northstar Healthcare in Chicago. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Clinic’s Email Blunder Compromises Privacy Of AIDS Patient

The Northstar Healthcare clinic in Chicago specializes in treating people with HIV or AIDS. Information about its patients is supposed to be kept confidential, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

09/17/2012

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LGBT Community Center Receives $1.6M Grant For HIV/AIDS Outreach

The 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.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

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Chicago Looks Back 30 Years After First AIDS Cases

Three 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.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

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AIDS Advocates, State Rep. Protest Cuts To Assistance

HIV 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.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor’s Ties To Chicago

She was the Queen of the Nile, a southern belle and an American icon. On Wednesday, the world was remembering the great Elizabeth Taylor for her many roles. And Chicago was remembering her work for charity and local theater.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

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Report: State Budget Cuts Could Damage AIDS Care

A 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.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011