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Hetrick-Martin Institute Launches First Citywide LGBTQ Youth Initiative

By EDGE | Nov 9
On Monday, November 9, Hetrick-Martin Institute CEO Thomas Krever, along with New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, and members of the LGBTQ Caucus of the City Council of New York, unveiled HMI Goes Citywide for LGBTQ Youth.

CAP Report Shows LGBT Homeless Youth's Barriers to Obtaining IDs

By EDGE | Nov 6
A new report by The Center for American Progress shows that LGBT homeless youth face challenges getting state-issued ID cards.

France Ending Ban on Gay Male Blood Donors

By Lori Hinnant and Elaine Ganley | Nov 4
France will end its ban on blood donations by gay men, its health minister said Wednesday, calling the move the end "of a taboo and discrimination."

Novartis Access Brings 15 Affordable Medicines to Kenya

By EDGE | Nov 3
On October 15, Novartis announced the launch of Novartis Access in Kenya, the first country to benefit from a portfolio of 15 affordable medicines to treat cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory illnesses and breast cancer.

SAMSHA Reports Shows Conversion Therapy Not Appropriate for Minors

By EDGE | Nov 3
SAMSHA's "Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth," provides an in-depth review of research and clinical expertise related to conversion therapy.

Halloween Treats Can Lead to Tricky Sugar Consumption

By EDGE | Nov 2
Halloween is over, but what remains are piles and piles of delicious, sugary sweet candy. Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum will show you how to avoid overdoing it!

AHF Submits 550,000 Signatures for Drug Price Relief Act  

By EDGE | Nov 2
Drug pricing advocates affiliated with AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announce they will file close to 550,000 signatures of registered California voters with state election officials by Nov. 2 in order to qualify The California Drug Price Relief Act.

World Health Organization: Most People Have Herpes

Nov 2
The World Health Organization says two thirds of those under 50 have herpes simplex-1, and as many as 90% of people have herpes in some populations.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Screenings Save Lives

By Chris Tittel | Nov 1
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, national statistics from 2010 (the most recent year available) show 67.1 percent of women 40 years of age and over had a mammogram within the past two years.

Five Tricks for a Healthy Halloween

Oct 30
Vanessa Chamberlin, author of "The Fire-Driven Life," shares her top five tips for a healthy Halloween.

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