Wellness

Ayurvedic Cooking Is a Tasty Pathway to Better Health

Ayurveda is one of the old’s oldest forms of holistic healing. It originated between two and five thousand years ago and is still practiced today. It teaches that the body can...

"How to Survive a Plague:" AIDS and Hard Lessons Learned

Looking to the past for lessons on struggling against stubborn silence. As 2016 concluded, The New York Times reported that the number of people diagnosed HIV positive in Russia...

Scientists Agree That Grapefruit Isn’t Always Great Fruit

Grapefruit is a snack with a variety of health benefits — but if you take certain medications, you may have to take it off the menu. Grapefruit can be a delicious delicacy. Some...

Once in the TV Spotlight, HIV Slips into the Shadows

Characters with HIV are disappearing from screens, though their presence is crucial. Oliver Hampton is charting a lonely path. Not only did a potential lover spurn him when he...

Gym Class Throwbacks: Learn the Burn from Every Workout

Phys Ed wasn’t all frustrating rope climbs and locker room towel-snapping. We look at the history of some of the sports we played then — and how they can help us burn calories...

Get Fit with Jessie Pavelka’s The Program

Trainer and TV personality Jessie Pavelka crafts a journey to fitness that has a lot to do with who you’re on the road with. You’re most likely to have met Jessie Pavelka via...

Blue Blood: Prince Harry Takes the HIV Test

How does a beloved cultural figure get the word out about how vital it is to get tested? The importance of getting tested for HIV cannot be stressed enough; so England’s Prince...

DIFFA: Confronting AIDS through Art and Design

What’s more fabulous than a hall full of designer dining rooms? The fact that every chair is a step in the right direction....

Black Bass with Bacon Dashi Recipe

It’s an age-old dilemma: serve your valentine a dish as rich as romance, or something to avoid feeling stuffed after dinner? Find balance in this Black Bass with Bacon Dashi,...

Tension? Explore the Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique is a practice — originally used by actors to addresses chronic ailments — that just may help you to stop stressing yourself out. A longtime open secret...

AIDS in Film: Every Picture Tells a Story

For our entertainment issue, we took a look back through our MetroHIV film coverage on the lookout for great films we haven’t previously discussed —and where you can seek them...

How to Lose Those Last Ten Pounds? Ask Dr. Scarpidis

At some point, you may not be able to sculpt your body any further, but perhaps your doctor can....