On July 1, New York City’s Gay Men’s Health Crisis and AIDS Project Los Angeles partnered to hatch the Institute for Gay Men’s Health—a bicoastal scheme to develop and promote national wellness initiatives...Abbott Laboratories agreed July 16 to partially fund AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s prevention, testing and treatment programs in the U.S. and Africa—helping settle an AHF lawsuit over Abbott’s HIV-med Norvir price hike...On July 4, a federal judge dismissed former Maryland General Hospital lab worker Kristin Turner’s lawsuit alleging that a blood-testing machine had infected her with HIV and hep C; Turner’s workers’ comp protects the hospital from litigation...In memoriam: Top Seattle AIDS doc Stephen Tabet, MD, 42, died suddenly July 6 of an unknown illness; Atlanta HIV doc Eimear Kennedy, MD, 50, died of breast cancer June 20.