Dylan Berg has sued Uptown's Bar Louie for the way he was treated after he told a manager he has HIV.SEE ALSO: Hennepin County jailer died after attack by mentally ill, HIV-infected inmate Berg, 30, was diagnosed with HIV last summer. A month later, he was hired at Bar Louie, but his tenure there di ... More >>
Curious to hear more of what Mike Frey has to say after watching the video of him talking about "ejaculation inside of a colon" during yesterday's marriage equality hearing at the Capitol? Head to Northern Lights Baptist Church in Waconia, where he serves as pastor.THE BACKSTORY: Marriage equality o ... More >>
See also:-- New flu strain acquired through contact with pigs-- State Fair pigs examined, none sent home due to flu concerns-- Second case of pig-borne flu reported in Minnesota-- Fourth case of pig-borne flu linked to State FairTwo cases of flu strain H3N2 have been linked to the Minnesot ... More >>
See also:New flu strain acquired through contact with pigsThe Minnesota State Fair examined the 250 pigs that arrived at the fairgrounds on Wednesday, and none of the pigs were sent home because of flu concerns, according to the Pioneer Press.According to a Minnesota Department of Health statement, ... More >>
There's a new flu strain in Minnesota that people acquire through contact with pigs. But you don't necessarily have to cancel your trip to the upcoming State Fair, because this flu is apparently mild.
Michele Bachmann is running on the "pro-cancer" ticket.Michele Bachmann has made her first last stand in the race for the Republican nomination for president, and it is this: Getting cervical cancer is your constitutional right.Ever since the Texas Texan, Rick Perry, of Texas, joined the race, he ... More >>
Island NimbusHIV infections are down in Minnesota.Last month the Minnesota Department of Health released some sobering numbers about the increase in reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases including chlamydia and syphilis. Today, there's better news on a similar front: The number of new ... More >>
wikiA syphilis awareness poster from the 1930s.How can it be that after decades of public service announcements, education campaigns and plain old word of mouth, some nasty sexually transmitted disease infection rates are climbing, not falling in Minnesota? That's what's happening. Total ST ... More >>
There's bad news on the swine flu front, but there's also some good news mixed in.
Plus: Minneapolis mayor wins election, immediately pursues higher office
What was once thought to be H1N1 is now believed to be mono.
Leaders gather in Minneapolis with purses full of hand sanitizer
You know why the greatest event of the year now has to madly try and save face so people still show up for the big Labor Day weekend? Those horny 4-H kids had a little too much fun at the fair and probably spread that H1N1 like candy.
Two more Minnesotans died from complications related to the swine flu, according to Minnesota Department of Health officials.
Somehow Wisconsin has the most cases of swine flu in the United States. Steer clear of the oinking Wisconsinites.
Congresswoman finds it an "interesting coincidence" that Dems are in power during flu outbreak
The case against Minnesota's 1.2 million forest-destroying, disease-spreading deer
Family values and the fight against AIDS
Parents, pediatricians, and the growing threat of childhood antibiotic resistance
Getting informed is a parent's best course
A new model for AIDS treatment activism
Author Eric Rofes calls off the crisis among gay men
HIV can be deadly. But other STDs also impact the health of Minnesota's GLBT community
Charity afoot: Minnesotans participate in the AIDS Walk
A local teen finds himself up against a federal rule that permanently bans gay and bisexual men from donating blood.
You'd think that Clinton's decision amounting to a death sentence for thousands of HIV-positive Americans might generate a public outcry. Instead, the chattering classes were obsessed with Dick Gephardt's speech at Harvard.
As workers with AIDS remain on the job or return, employers scramble to react.
State records reveal that as little as 31 percent of proceeds of the Twin Cities AIDSRide directly benefit people with AIDS. Most riders didn't know that when they signed up.
One ironic result of new anti-AIDS drugs, say service providers such as Agape House's Linda Ernst (above), is a funding and volunteer crunch for agencies that serve people with AIDS/HIV
Sarah Schulman: Author, witness
Most of those involved are still struggling to grasp that older people not only get HIV, but get it the same way everyone else does.
The Minnesota AIDS Project tries to shoot a clean-syringes provision through the Legislature.
Gulf War Syndrome and How It All Began
A new generation of AIDS drugs called protease inhibitors is having dramatic effects--perhaps even pointing to the day when AIDS will be a manageable chronic disease like diabetes. But for a lot of people who had readied themselves to die,
It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.