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Evidence Shows Yoga Is Beneficial Therapy for Cardiovascular Health

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study posted in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology shows that yoga is just as good as cardio in reducing risk factors.

Kaiser PrEP Users See No New HIV Infections

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Dec 11
No new HIV infections have occurred among more than 500 Kaiser Permanente members using pre-exposure prophylaxis -- better known as PrEP -- but condom use appears to be declining among a subset of gay men.

AHF Clinic Will Offer PrEP Prescriptions

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 8
The head of Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation may be against PrEP, but its new health care center in the Castro will provide prescriptions for Truvada, the medication used to prevent HIV, agency officials said.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

Fenway Gets $800K To Study Health of FTM Transpeople

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 7
The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health has been approved for an $813,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the sexual health of female-to-male (FTM) transgender people.

LGBT Folks Lack Health Coverage

HEALTH | By Christiana Lilly | Sep 28
LGBT people are more likely than their straight peers to not have health insurance, according to a new study.

Slow Down, Breathe, Relax -- Let Go

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | Sep 27
The way back to the peace, love and joy of the spiritual life is not a path in which we learn to win the fight. In fact, it is one in which we rise above the battleground entirely while still going about our normal daily routine.

Former HHS Head Sebelius Accepts LGBT Medical Professionals Award

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
On Thursday, September 11, the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, will be honored with the GLMA Achievement Award during GLMA's 32nd Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.

CDC Health Study Shows Doctors Discriminate Against Gays

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 8
The latest National Health Interview Survey shows that healthcare providers are still discriminating against LGBTs.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

AIDS | By Mark S. King | Sep 7
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.

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