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San Francisco to Begin Collecting LGBT Data

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
The number of San Francisco city agencies collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data is set to grow due to the passage this week of an ordinance authored by gay District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener.

University Acknowledges Chocolate Milk Study 'Shortcomings'

SCIENCE | By Candice Choi | Apr 4
The University of Maryland on Friday acknowledged the "shortcomings" of its study that touted the benefits of a small company's chocolate milk in helping high school athletes.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

9 of 10 New HIV Infections Could Be Averted Via Care

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
A new CDC study shows that 9 in 10 new HIV infections in the United States could be averted by diagnosing people living with HIV and ensuring they receive prompt, ongoing care and treatment.

amfAR Dedicates $100M to Countdown for a Cure Initiative

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 25
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, announced on February 19 that it has created a $100 million investment strategy in support of its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, launched with the aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure by 2020.

Most Men Find HIV 'Insignificant' In Their Lives

AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 23
The Kaiser Family Foundation's new study shows that most gay men are not concerned about HIV/AIDS, and 30 percent have never been tested.

Scientists Say Test-Tube Penises Ready in 5 Years

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 12
Scientists project that within five years, they will be able to test test-tube penises on men "who have suffered a serious injury to the region, had surgery for cancer or are suffering from a congenital abnormality."

Women Missing From the Movies, Says Geena Davis

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
The results are in from her extensive study, says Geena Davis: women and girls are few and far between in films, and those there have no job other than to be thin and pretty.

Risky Work Situations Increase Women's Anxiety, Hurt Performance

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 2
Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, according to a new study.

Dr. Caitlin Ryan Takes Home NALGAP's Founders Award

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
On August 24, The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies (NALGAP) will present the 2014 Finnegan-McNally NALGAP Founder's Award to Dr. Caitlin Ryan.

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