Meet Miracle Mike Hennessey: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (August 16, 2011)
"Mike is a writer, actor, comedian and children's entertainer. He moved to Los Angeles in 1993 from Boston after he was told in August of 1990 that he had potentially 7 to 9 years to live when he was diagnosed with HIV. He thought, 'Since I'm going to die anyway, I might as well do it on stage.'"
HIV Profile: Ryan White -- A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith (July 20, 2011)
"In December 1984, when he was 13, White contracted pneumonia and had surgery to remove part of his left lung. After two hours of surgery, his doctors told his parents that he had contracted the incurable disease of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, through his Factor VIII blood transfusions."
Should AIDS Activists and Pharma Just Get Along? A Video Blog by Mark S. King (July 5, 2011)
"At least through this video, I get an opportunity to discuss some pressing concerns not covered in the [pharma] community meeting. I question some basic assumptions, such as whether our hard work on the ADAP crisis is pulling attention and resources from the 'big picture' of pharma drug pricing and generics, and I offer an indictment of our U.S. health care system for good measure."
I Am What I Am: A Blog Entry by Aless Piper (June 14, 2011)
"I am proud to be a straight ally, and HIV/AIDS activist. ... Like Miep Gies, the next time I am asked why I do what I do, I fully intend to say that I do it because it is the right thing to do."
There When AIDS Began: An Interview With Michael Gottlieb, M.D. (June 2, 2011)
For 30 years, Dr. Gottlieb has been at the forefront of HIV/AIDS research and medicine -- and through it all, he hasn't lost his passion or his empathy. In this interview, he sits down with friend and long-term HIV survivor Nelson Vergel to look back over the past 30 years and ponder those to come.
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