Topics :: GLBT health

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New Study Shows That Coming Out as Gay Raises Stress Level

FAMILY | By EDGE | Apr 21
A new study found that people whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression.

The Do's and Don'ts for Avoiding Self-Harm

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 23
Many people are in a relationship with a significant other who is grappling with some form of self-destructive behavior. Here's how to help them.

Hepatitis C A Focus at CROI

HEALTH | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 14
New interferon-free treatment can cure nearly 100 percent of HIV-positive people coinfected with hepatitis C virus. But another study showed that delaying treatment results in a higher risk of liver-related complications and death even after being cured.

SF Unable to Reverse STD Rate Increases

HEALTH | 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.

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.

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.

'The Big Four' Workout

FITNESS | By Blake Beckcom | Oct 15
There are four areas in a fitness routine to include in good training design. When working with a fitness professional, chances are you are already reaping the benefits of this four-pronged approach.

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.

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