Health/Fitness

Boston, MA

Boston City Council Hears Testimony About Needs Of LGBTQ Youth Of Color

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 28
The Boston City Council held a hearing on Sept. 27 on the needs of the city's LGBTQ youth of color.

Kathy Griffin to Open Best in Drag Show Benefiting Aid for AIDS

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 28
On October 2 at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Kathy Griffin will open the Best in Drag Show, the fabulous, long-running annual event raising funds for Aid for AIDS.

Boston, MA

Vinyasa With a View Raises Funds for Cancer

FITNESS | Sep 27
Join the American Cancer Society on September 29 in Boston for "Vinyasa with a View," a unique evening rooftop yoga class to help fulfill the Society's vision of a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer.

Feds Charge Seller of Mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra Substitute'

HEALTH | Sep 27
Federal prosecutors say an Alabama man who imported a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute has been charged with intentionally defrauding and misleading consumers.

Insulin Counting: A New Dietary System for Women's Health

HEALTH | Sep 27
Are you living with distressing symptoms of irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain, infertility, acne, hair loss or increased facial hair growth? If you are, high insulin levels might be to blame.

HIV/AIDS Info Center


AIDS Pageant in Uganda Seeks to Stem Stigma, Discrimination

HIV/AIDS | By Rodney Mohumuza | Sep 26
Organizers of the HIV-themed beauty pageant, which launched in 2014, say one way of curbing the irrational fear of AIDS that fuels discrimination is for more people living with HIV to open up about their status rather than conceal it.


Health

The Trevor Project Empowers All to Connect, Communicate, and Care for Suicide Prevention Month

During National Suicide Prevention Month this September, The Trevor Project is using various forms of digital media to engage with hundreds of thousands of people about the many ways they can make a difference in the lives of LGBTQ youth.

Fitness

World Health Organization Report Confirms Obesity Is a Cause of Many Cancers

A special report by a World Health Organization (WHO) group concluded that excess body fat increases the risk of many cancers, a finding that supports the American Institute for Cancer Research's comprehensive analysis of the evidence.