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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...

What Trump Hath Wrought: Another Gay Suicide Note, Another Death in the Family

Gay youth pastor Peter Delacroix woke up over the weekend to find that a teen he’d counseled had decided enough was enough. He rushed to the boy’s house, but was too...

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...

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...