Topics :: LGBT health

Olivia Hosts Wellness Retreat in Hawaii

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
From August 30-September 5 Olivia Travel has scheduled its first-ever health and wellness program which will take place on the beautiful island of Hawaii at the five-star Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows.

Mass. Legislators Approve Funding for Prostate Health Awareness

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
On June 30, The Massachusetts’ House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.

HHC Launches First LGBT Health Clinic, in Harlem

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
On June 5, HHCs Metropolitan Hospital Center in East Harlem opened its new LGBT Health Center, which aims to better serve and remove barriers to care for New York City’s LGBT populations.

CDC Launches New HIV Campaign ’Start Talking. Stop HIV.’

By Denise Royal | Saturday Jun 14, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants gay and bisexual men to start talking to stop AIDS with a new HIV/AIDS awareness campaign.

Lyon-Martin Explores Merger

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Monday May 26, 2014
Lyon-Martin Health Services, a nonprofit that provides primary medical care to women and transgender people regardless of their ability to pay, and HealthRight 360, which offers substance abuse counseling and other programs, are exploring a merger.

US Syphilis Rate Up; Mostly Gay and Bisexual Men

By Mike Stobbe | Thursday May 8, 2014
Health officials say syphilis has reached its highest level since 1995 with the increase all in men.

Study Reveals LGBT Youths Face Greater Cancer Risks

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.

Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 17, 2014
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

Sobering Findings In Recent LGBT Smoking Study

By EDGE | Friday Jan 17, 2014
LGBT communities spent $7.9 million dollars per year on their top health burden, smoking. This is 65 times as much money as the Funders for LGBTQ Issues report all foundations spend on LGBT funding.

Brits Having Less Sex -- But More Variety

By Maria Cheng | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
When it comes to the bedroom, the British may be getting less busy, but more creative. According to results from the latest national sex survey, Britons are having sex less often - but the kinds of sex they’re having are more diverse than in the past.