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Contagious and Infectious Diseases

  • News

    April 24, 2014
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    April 22, 2014

    Let's talk about sex: Is hip safe-sex discussion making a comeback through memes?

    Since the only frame of reference I have is my own, I talk a lot about growing up in the '90s. Of course, I would also argue that that the '90s was the best decade ever: daytime talk shows ruled everything, Courtney Love was queen and MTV didn't suck yet. But not only did MTV not suck, it was home t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Jeff Trujillo on Red Ball, fashion and why World AIDS Day is important

    Jeff Trujillo has been with the Colorado Aids project for almost six years. He started as the event coordinator for AIDS Walk Colorado, and when he took over the reins of other failing fundraising programs he decided that it was time to start fresh. The result was the Red Ball, coming up on Sunday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Celebrate the fourth annual Apocalyptic Ball and help raise money for AIDS Walk Colorado

    This Friday, July 12, the 2013 edition of the Apocalyptic Ball -- dubbed The Awakening -- will take over the Denver Mart. A blowout fundraiser featuring dozens of diverse performances from local and national drag stars, burlesque dancers, comedians, musicians and more, the night aims to entertain a ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    AIDS Adagio: photos by Wes Kennedy and Albert Winn exhibition opens tonight

    The AIDS Adagio: Wes Kennedy and Albert Winn exhibit opening tonight connects the work of two photographers and each man's personal experience with AIDS: Wes Kennedy passed away in 1993, but Albert Winn continues to shoot. This is just the second show in the gallery at the brand-new Fulginiti Pavili ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2012
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    April 25, 2012

    Ginger Sexton asks you to help a queen out: Vote for her to get on RuPaul's Drag Race

    Here are the stats: For the fifth year in a row, Briceson Ducharme, aka Ginger Sexton, has been in the running to be a contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race. Now, as the show heads into its fifth season, Ms. Sexton is tossing her hat in the ring for the fifth time. And she's not just tossing it -- she's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Colorado not so proud of potentially Listeria-infested cantaloupe

    Flickr​All around the Denver area today, students will be enjoying lunches made exclusively with Colorado products as part of Colorado Proud School Meal Day, which educates students about locally sourced food. One thing that won't (we hope) be on the menu? Listeria. In light of a recent List ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Mondo Guerra's limited edition t-shirts for Piper Lime speak out on World AIDS Day

    Mondo Guerra's "Live and Love" tree tee.​ At the Denver Public Library's November Frock Out designer showcase, guest judge (and beloved local Project Runway runnerup) Mondo Guerra let a few cats out of the bag: He's staying in Denver because "it's our time;" after coming out as HIV-positive on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    World AIDS Day: Here and now

    ​ Even if you miss out on a Mondo t-shirt for amfAR, there are still ways to observe World AIDS Day locally. Here's how to help let the world know that HIV/AIDS isn't over, because yeah, it's not:

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2010
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    August 10, 2010

    Hepatitis scare at Grand Lake restaurants: Who needs to get shots?

    Max & T's.​It was one of those moments when the personal and the professional collided. On Friday, my wife and I were in Grand Lake when a summer storm passed through -- so we took refuge at Max & T's Bar and Grill, where we ate a delicious lunch. Then, the next morning, I opened up my Denver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Today: Eat out for the Boulder County AIDS Project

    Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to BCAP.​Eat out for a good cause today, when both Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant, 2010 16th Street in Boulder, and Aji Latin American Restaurant, 1601 Pearl Street in Boulder, will donate 15 percent of the day's sales to the Boulder ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    What a deal: Prostitute allegedly offered a bonus with sex -- a possible case of AIDS

    Darren Garcia reportedly had a three-letter secret he didn't share with his customers.​It's my understanding, reached via careful research conducted in the name of journalism, that some prostitutes have specialties beyond the old in-n-out. But if the Denver District Attorney's Office is correc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    When cold and flu season hit, reach for chicken soup

    ​Cold and flu season has arrived, and while there are vaccines and a multitude of drugs out there that will be used to combat these illnesses, doctors remain constant on one remedy: chicken soup. According to WebMD, doctors prefer milder, natural alternatives to treat cold and flu cases, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Sticking it to the myths about hepatitis C

    Rose Medical Center.​This week's cover story, "Going Viral," looks into how one drug-seeking hospital worker probably infected dozens of Colorado surgery patients with hepatitis C -- and the emotional fallout of Kristen Parker's recklessness for the patients, several of whom are speaking out h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009

    Aid for AIDS

    There’s a party at the end of this rainbow.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Can cannabis cure swine flu?

    Take a hit of this, H1N1 sufferers.​Does cannabis contain the magic ingredient that will keep swine flu from sweeping the planet? A Colorado Springs company has (yes, you knew it was coming) high hopes. Cannabis Science, Inc. is announcing today that it's "made key progress with mapping out i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Rodger McFarlane, R.I.P.

    Rodger McFarlane. It's not often that a Denverite who most locals wouldn't recognize is the subject of a feature obituary in the New York Times. But that was the case for Rodger McFarlane, 54, who died last Friday in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. McFarlane, who committed suicide (he suffered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Got dirty needles? Dispose of them anonymously this week

    A Flickr photo. This week, the Denver-based Hep C Connection will do all it can -- legally -- to get dirty needles off the streets. Beginning today, the organization is hosting its first-ever Drop To Stop week, where anyone can anonymously drop off used syringes at eight separate locations around D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Eat the pig! Particularly at the Berkshire!

    Seriously, people?  You're getting weird about eating pork now? I understand that all this talk about the swine flu is freaky. I realize that we're kinda on the edge of a panic now, and that the Centers for Disease Control have just announced that a worldwide pandemic is imminent. I get that we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    How I became a swine flu expert

    As the swine flu scare spreads across the country, people are desperate for answers. They're looking for experts to give them direction, context and reassurance about this strange new terror gripping the globe. Turns out I'm exactly who they're looking for. Google search "swine flu" and, as of M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Shmuck of the Week: Dave Schultheis (again)

    Colorado Springs Republican senator Dave Schultheis continued a style of politics this week that values Biblical interpretations and right-wing philosophy over human life, human suffering and common sense. His latest sentiments involved a bill that would require pregnant women to be tested for HIV. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions

    We don’t do a lot of reporting on food recalls here, but this recent one really caught my eye. “On April 5, Malt-O-Meal announced that it was voluntarily recalling its unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puffed Wheat Cereals produced with ‘Best If Used By’ codes between April 8, 2008 (c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2008
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    August 30, 2007
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    August 18, 2005

    Tupac Lives!

    Get some Juice at the Hip-Hop Flix Film Series.

  • Culture

    November 18, 2004

    Lust Lost

    Unblinking Beirut imagines an era when AIDS poisons intimacy.

  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001

    Best Travel Advice for Scary Places

    International Travel Clinic

  • People & Places

    March 29, 2001

    Best Bathroom Campaign

    "Prevention Option for Women: Equal Rights"

  • Calendar

    April 13, 2000

    Positive Thinking

    Did you hear the one about the HIV-positive comedian?

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of March 23

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Mad All Over

    This family of killer diseases hits close to home. Too close.

  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bloodletting

    Performance artist Cristofer Lix talks and sings about living with AIDS.

  • Calendar

    November 29, 1995
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    February 8, 1995
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    December 7, 1994
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    November 16, 1994
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    November 9, 1994
  • Film

    May 4, 1994
  • News

    April 27, 1994

    ON THE OUTS

    THE STATE AIDS COUNCIL LOSES YET ANOTHER DIRECTOR.

  • News

    April 20, 1994
  • News

    April 6, 1994

    THE NEXT GENERATION

    SEX IS BECOMING AN INCREASINGLY RISKY BUSINESS FOR YOUNG GAYS.

  • News

    April 6, 1994
  • News

    January 5, 1994

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 5

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