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Are HIV Prevention Measures Failing Trans People?

How important is it – when it comes to both general health and preventing the spread of HIV – to depend that doctors speak with trans patients about their gender...

Transgender Health: Receiving Optimum Care

NewYork Presbyterian Queens, in association with the Queens Pride Lions Club, presents a symposium on Transgender Health. This free event will present an overview of health topics...

HealthSherpa Guides the LGBTQ+ Community From Wilderness to Wellness

HealthSherpa was founded in 2013 on the belief that healthcare should not be politicized, but instead is a fundamental right rather than a privilege. The organization began in San...

SpectrumScores: Finding HIV Care at Your Fingertips

Three classmates are helping people living with HIV — and LGBTQ people — find the treatment they deserve. The concept came to Phil Williams and two classmates at the...

Honey? Oh, Sugar, Sugar…

Excessive sugar consumption leads to weight gain and conditions such as diabetes. Unfortunately many artificial sweeteners have also been linked to negative side effects. So...

Trump Policy May Permit Dismissing HIV-Positive Service Members

HIV stigma is on its way out, according to the World AIDS Conference currently underway in Amsterdam. But it’s alive and well here in the U.S. military — courtesy of the...

Prince Harry, Elton John Launch New Effort at World AIDS Conference

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John joined forces at the Amsterdam-hosted 2018 International AIDS Conference in the Netherlands yesterday. The pair unveiled a new partnership to...

What’s Harder to Bear Than the Cost of Health Insurance? Being In Need Without It

The cost of health insurance can be intimidating, but it’s better than risking bankruptcy. Whether you’re self-employed, unemployed, or covered under an employer’s...

Does Philips Dreamstation Solve Sleep Apnea?

An accident of fate led one man to a sleep specialist, where he discovered the most life-changing tech he ever encountered. For the wellness issue, I want to focus on the two...

Do Treatment Programs for Addiction Really Help?

Gay author and researcher Steven Slate’s controversial approach to dealing with addiction suggests that many of the steps people take to address the issue may actually make...

An NYC Sex Party Promoter Explains Why He’s Charging Bottoms Double

You may be used to seeing a sign declaring “Tops Half Off” at H&M, but how about at sex clubs? “Anonymous,” a Brooklyn-based sex party that produces...

Chicory and Coffee: The Civil War Embargo That Led to a Flavor Revolution

It’s known as one of NOLA’s distinctive flavors, but can chicory also be a key to good health? A trip to the legendary Cafe du Monde in New Orleans will have you craving...