health Tag Archive

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...

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,...

The Vitality Test and 12 Tips to Help You Get Your Vitality Back

Just as work, life and commitments can energize us and give us super-charged purpose, they can also wear us down and take away our vitality. When that happens, it’s hard to...

Who’s Cheating? If It’s Not You, It’s Probably Him

A new survey says good for you if you’re gay and haven’t cheated on your partner. But if you’re not cheating, there’s a better than even chance that he is....

By the Way: Detox Supplies, Yoga Options and Dance Class Sass

Hey queens, this week, “By the Way” is going on a health kick with a hot spot to detox, yoga (with and without wine), and a dance class that turns students into music video...

A New Medical Study Links Ibuprofen to Testicle Damage

A new study published in the medical community journal called Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says high doses of Ibuprofen may harm young men’s testicles....

Work Out? Now You Can Work in Too with Our List of Home Gym Winners

When the weather outside is frightful, and your gym is not delightful, but you still need your cardio — here’s the fitness equipment to know.  With the holidays behind us,...

A Definitive List of Cosmetic Procedures to Keep Young Indefinitely (Almost)

A veteran in the field meditates on how aesthetic medicine evolved away from a quest for an ideal sameness. We are no strangers to change in the gay community. Gay men are at the...

4 Ways to Get into Shape That Aren’t the Gym

Over the last half century, Americans have been increasingly conditioned to believe that their only path to fitness is the gym. Wrong. Here are some alternatives:...

How Do You Know a Doctor Is Right for You? Here’s a Checklist

If health care providers have to keep conversations confidential, then why are so many of us nervous to bring up the subjects we most need to talk about? Callen-Lorde is a global...