Health/Fitness

Callen-Lorde's Transcendence Celebrates Trans Leaders and Raises Vital Funds

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 26
On Thursday, September 29, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center will host Transcendence, the organization's annual celebration of trans and gender non-conforming communities in support of Callen-Lorde's pioneering Transgender Health Program.

New CDC Research Further Illuminate the Risk of Syphilis Among Gay and Bisexual Men

HEALTH | Sep 26
CDC data show a 15 percent increase in the number of syphilis infections from 2013 to 2014 alone. It's taking a severe toll on MSM.

AIDS Pageant in Uganda Seeks to Stem Stigma, Discrimination

HIV/AIDS | By Rodney Mohumuza | Sep 26
Organizers of the HIV-themed beauty pageant, which launched in 2014, say one way of curbing the irrational fear of AIDS that fuels discrimination is for more people living with HIV to open up about their status rather than conceal it.

Study Finds 20M Would Lose Health Coverage Under Trump Plan

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 26
A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

Mental Health America Praises Secretary Clinton's Support for Mental Health

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 23
After Secretary Hillary Clinton released her mental health policy platform Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America commented on the plan.

Health

Study Finds 20M Would Lose Health Coverage Under Trump Plan

A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

Fitness

World Health Organization Report Confirms Obesity Is a Cause of Many Cancers

A special report by a World Health Organization (WHO) group concluded that excess body fat increases the risk of many cancers, a finding that supports the American Institute for Cancer Research's comprehensive analysis of the evidence.