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Drag Queens and Friends Plunge into Icy Boston Harbor

By EDGE | Feb 23
On Sunday, February 22, a lively group of costumed fundraisers braved the four-foot snow banks and plunged into the icy cold waters of Boston Harbor in order to raise funds for the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project (GLBTQ DVP).

SF Unable to Reverse STD Rate Increases

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 22
Despite efforts by local health officials to reverse the trend, San Francisco saw cases of sexually transmitted diseases rise for a ninth consecutive year in 2014.

How to Incorporate More Vitamins and Minerals Into Your Diet

By Mike Halterman | Feb 21
We are some of the most overfed people in the world, but also some of the most malnourished. How do we fix that? Here are some pointers.

Los Angeles Hospital 'Superbug' Takes Toll on Infected

By Alicia Chang and John Rogers | Feb 20
Among the seven people infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital is an 18-year-old student who has spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in grave condition, his attorney said.

CAP Report Shows Difficulties Facing Transgender Teens

By EDGE | Feb 20
At least one in five transgender young people have experienced homelessness, and many of them have encountered discrimination, harassment, and abuse in shelters and other services meant to serve as safe spaces when there is nowhere else to go.

Speedos and Drag Queens and Bears, Oh My!

By EDGE | Feb 20
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project is still eager to take their "11th Annual Winter Plunge" into the icy waters of South Boston's Carson Beach, Sunday Feb 22 at 12 noon, in spite of record levels of snow.

200 Exposed to Superbug, May have Role in Two Deaths

Feb 20
In a major new health scare in Southern California, a deadly superbug may have infected nearly 200 people at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Seven people are known to have been exposed since October, and two of them died.

7 Infected, 2 Dead After 'Superbug' Outbreak at Hospital

By Robert Jablon | Feb 19
Contaminated medical instruments are to blame for infecting seven patients - including two who died - with an antibiotic-resistant and potentially deadly "superbug" at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, hospital officials said.

Dan Savage on Having "the Talk" with His Son

Feb 19
The nationally-syndicated advice columnist on romance and relationships explains to correspondent Erin Moriarty how to talk to your kids about sex, even when - especially when - they don't want to hear it from you.

10 Tips to Stop the Diet-Binge Cycle

By EDGE | Feb 18
Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, shares her tips on how to avoid binge-eating and crash diets, while still meeting your goals.

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