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'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

A Thornton Fractional North student listens to Rae Lewis-Thornton describe her life. Lewis-Thornton is a motivational speaker with AIDS who spoke to students Friday about her life with the disease.

April 26, 2014 12:00 am
'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

Rae Lewis-Thornton, a motivational speaker, has had AIDS for most of her adult life. Lewis-Thornton spoke about her life with the disease on Friday to students at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City. She spoke as part of the school's Health Awareness Month.

April 26, 2014 12:00 am
'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

CALUMET CITY | Rae Lewis-Thornton hopes Thornton Fractional North students take one thing, if nothing else, from her talk in the school's auditorium Friday.

April 25, 2014 4:20 pm Photos

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Hammond Planned Parenthood to offer free HIV tests Thursday

HAMMOND | Planned Parenthood will offer free HIV tests Thursday at its Hammond location, 7131 Indianapolis Blvd.

December 10, 2013 11:00 am
OFFBEAT: Happy news to report, two decades as region journalist

OFFBEAT: Happy news to report, two decades as region journalist

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Remember Doc Bowen's Rx for Hoosiers

EDITORIAL: Remember Doc Bowen's Rx for Hoosiers

Former Indiana Gov. Otis Bowen should be remembered for his dedication to making a difference in the lives of others.

May 08, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Biopharmaceutical innovation boosts Hoosiers' health, wealth

GUEST COMMENTARY: Biopharmaceutical innovation boosts Hoosiers' health, wealth

Pearl Pathways, a life sciences consulting firm, recently announced plans to expand its operations in Indianapolis. This decision serves as a clear reminder that biopharmaceutical research plays a vitally important role in the Indiana economy.

March 06, 2013 12:00 am

4 Chicago Walgreens stores to offer free HIV testing days

CHICAGO | Four Walgreens stores in Chicago will offer free rapid HIV testing later this month.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am
Activist contends AIDS still a major threat

Activist contends AIDS still a major threat

Mike Benner, executive director of the Greater Community AIDS Project, sits in his office in Champaign, Ill.  At 50, Benner has a message to deliver: The face of HIV — the virus that can cause AIDS — has been changing, and it's infecting way too many young people who aren't taking caution to heart.

April 30, 2012 12:00 am
Activist contends AIDS still a major threat

Activist contends AIDS still a major threat

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | When he was younger, Mike Benner nearly lost his life to drugs, alcohol and suicide.

April 29, 2012 11:45 pm
MARK KIESLING: Senate fails its state twice in one week

MARK KIESLING: Senate fails its state twice in one week

Sometimes I wish the whole Indiana General Assembly would book rooms in Illinois and just stay there so they could avoid doing stupid things.

April 08, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Elizabeth Taylor a movie star icon remembered for her many lives and accomplishments

OFFBEAT: Elizabeth Taylor a movie star icon remembered for her many lives and accomplishments

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am

Chicago young professionals aid pediatric AIDS research

When she first moved to Chicago, Diana Arand lived a 10-minute walk away from Children's Memorial Hospital.

March 21, 2011 12:00 am

Gay health center fights to stay open

CHICAGO | The Howard Brown Health Center is in danger of closing down after 36 years of providing medical care for the gay community.  

November 14, 2010 12:00 am
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