Wellness

Live your healthiest LGBTQ life. Discover health advice, recipes, HIV & AIDS news, fitness tips, beauty and grooming lessons, and other buzz to keep you in great physical and mental shape.

Purple Reign: Discover the Many Uses of Lavender

Where in the world can you find one of nature’s most vividly colorful plants, and how can you use it to do the most good once you’ve found it? Lavender, the distinct purple...

Black Pastors Take to the Pulpit to Address Rising HIV Challenges in Their Communities

An organization aims to address rising rates of HIV in black communities from an under-unexplored position of power — the pulpit. Ultimately statistics became the unavoidable...

The Barbara Bush Legacy on AIDS: She Was the One Who Cared

The late first lady, who died yesterday at 92, will be remembered as the only American who lived to see both her husband and son serve as president. But she was much more. During...

Safe Sex Kits Get a Hot Makeover from the Designers at Marc Jacobs

How do you make being prepared with protection something everyone wants to do? Ask one of fashion’s favorite names. The novel fashion accessory unveiled by Marc Jacobs last...

Assaulted by Allergies? Salt Caves May Provide a Homeopathic Remedy

Some people are seeking relief from respiratory ailments by surrounding themselves with sodium. There’s something deeply relaxing about catching some shut-EYE on a comfy chair...

ABC Correspondent Karl Schmid Comes Out as HIV Positive, Not “Unclean”

Karl Schmid, a gay TV reporter working for ABC’s Los Angeles affiliate, came out for the second time when he revealed over the weekend that he’s also poz....

Puerto Rico’s Poor HIV Patients Are Among the Last to See Hurricane Relief

Puerto Rico continues to suffer in the aftermath of Maria; what does that mean for people living with HIV? Nearly a half year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a...

What’s Really in Your Food?

It’s time to give your shopping list a spring cleaning! Rick offers advice on what to buy organic and what not to buy at all. Everyday health is sustained by how we fuel our...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Ending the HIV Epidemic

A promising gene therapy study is offering new hope. Gene therapy is the latest frontier for scientists seeking to eradicate the HIV virus — and signs look good. Sharon Begley,...

A Healthy Poz Patient on No Meds Helps Scientists Target HIV

The story of two lives — a man with a unique physiology and a scientist seeking a cure — both dedicated to changing the course of the AIDS epidemic. 2008 stands out as a...

Putting Money Where Your Mouth Is: It’s Time for Dining Out for Life 2018

The restaurant industry comes together to offer patrons a way to fight the epidemic by simply going out to eat. This spring, thousands of restaurants across the country will be...

Hangover Tips for the Morning after You Have Indulged

Don’t want everyone to know you stayed out past curfew? Take our advice for smooth sailing the morning after you have indulged. Before Bed Aim to drink 8 ounces of water for...