Topics :: GLBT health

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Living Positive :: Taking Pride in Who You Are

AIDS | By David Duran | Jul 17
I don't hide the fact that I am HIV-positive, because I don't feel like I need to anymore. Isn't that something to be prideful about?

PrEP Use Rising Fast, But Racial Disparities Remain

NEWS | By Liz Highleyman | Jul 10
More than 49,000 people have filled prescriptions for PrEP at retail pharmacies in the United States, but use is still low among black and Hispanic/Latino men who have the highest rates of new HIV infections, according to a study.

Don Shewey: Body Worker, Pleasure Activist, Sacred Intimate and Sex Therapist

CULTURE | By Tony Adams | Jun 4
Don Shewey has a four-part descriptive title that would make for a startling business card, but is an accurate description of his professional skills and accomplishments.

HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.

FDA Approves Descovy, Fixed-Dose HIV ART Medication

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Descovy, a combination HIV drug developed by biologic drugmaker Gilead Sciences.

Concerns Rise Over Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is raising concerns in both Europe, where it has already appeared, and in the U.S., where it is feared it will show up before long.

Researchers: Pets Can Boost Health of LGBT Seniors

HEALTH | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 17
Aging researchers are just beginning to take notice of how pet ownership can be a boon for older adults, especially LGBT seniors who are more likely to live alone and lack family connections.

Mental Health Maintenance

HEALTH | By Jeff Taylor | Jan 10
Everyone wants to be happier, but arriving in a place of better mental health can seem a daunting task. Good news: There are actionable steps to increase overall happiness.

Turing Reneges on Drug Price Cut, Rival's Version Sells Well

CORPORATE | By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 28
After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.

Transgender Insurance Exclusions Lifted in Maryland

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 28
The majority of Maryland's transgender residents will be able to have medically necessary health care treatments covered by insurance, following a groundbreaking announcement by FreeState Legal.

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