Topics :: GLBT health

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

WHO Recommends PrEP for Gay Men

By Liz Highleyman | Sunday Jul 20, 2014
Gay and bisexual men who are at risk for HIV infection should consider using antiretroviral drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP, according to new guidelines from the World Health Organization.

Dr. Nikolas Chugay :: Plastic Surgeon and LGBTQ Pioneer

By Joshua Ryan | Sunday Jul 20, 2014
Dr. Nikolas Chugay, with offices in Long Beach and Beverly Hills, is one outstanding surgeon, and the reasons are clear: Experience, understanding of the LGBTQ community, compassion and... did we say experience?

Study: Religion No Go-To for LGBs; Suicide Risks Increase

By Sasha Razumikhin | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Put simply, god isn't helping LGB people deal with their issues. At least that's what the results of a new study from the Williams Institute says.

Track Your Health With the Sexual Activity Calendar

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
Boston area pharmacist Dr. Sarah Russo announced the release of a new product, The S.A.C. App,™ which helps you track your sexual health and wellness.

Standing Proud in Who You Are

By Kim Stanwood Terranova | Sunday Jul 13, 2014
Our history, or our story, has delivered us to where we are in this moment. What we choose to do with our story from this point forward is what will determine our destiny and how we may describe ourselves in the future.

Doctors: Sniff Poppers And You Could Go Blind

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Researchers in the United Kingdom say inhaling the 70s club drug "poppers," or isopropyl nitrate, can seriously damage your eyes, thanks to its new formula.

Mass. Legislators Approve Funding for Prostate Health Awareness

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
On June 30, The Massachusetts’ House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.