Wellness

GMHC—Protecting People with HIV from Losing Housing

AIDS service organizations know housing can be a challenge for their clients. But what is the best way to offer help? People living with HIV or aids can be at risk of Losing...

Drinkable Collagen May Have Health Benefits

You may have heard collagen can help to keep skin looking young and firm. But did you know that you can drink it too? Time can be tough on the body. for example, Did you know that...

Booze News You Can Use: Vinegar Is the Mixer of the Moment

It might sound like we’re joking, but Andy Ricker has been serving drinking vinegars at Portland’s Pok Pok restaurant since 2005. Bizarre as it seems, it turns out that this...

Sicilian Cooking: Melting Pot of the Mediterreanean

Sicily is a center of fusion cuisine — spicing traditional Italian recipes with flair from elsewhere in the Mediterranean. By Melissa Muller | Rizzoli; $40 Here Melissa Muller...

The AIDS Quilt At 30: A Tale of Tears, Trials and Tenacity

What did it mean then, and what does it mean now? Thirty years have passed since San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones decided to honor his friend, Marvin Feldman, who...

Healthy Hawaiian Style Seared Tuna

What could be more inviting than a beautifully prepared wedge of tuna? Try two takes on this delicious fish — pairing a raw Hawaiian preparation (poke) with a classic: seared...

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...

Taste without Waste at New LA Hot Spot Norah

A beloved watering hole gets a gourmet makeover....

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...