Health/Fitness

Americans Have 20 Negative Thoughts About Their Body Every Week

By EDGE | Jan 20
If you're feeling self-conscious about your body you're not alone -- Americans criticize their own body more than 20 times a week, according to a new study.

Moms Say Military Housing Contamination Caused Kids' Cancer

Jan 19
Some military families believe oil tanks below Laurel Bay military housing in South Carolina caused cancer in their children.

Intarcia Therapeutics Teams Up With Gates Foundation on Chronic Health Issues Like HIV

By EDGE | Jan 18
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committing up to $140M in grants and equity with the intent to develop the first once- or twice-yearly anti-HIV prophylactic therapy.

HPV Infection Threatens the Entire LGBT Community

By EDGE | Jan 18
A recent article by The Advocate warns that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a hidden threat to all members of the LGBT community -- and few people even realize what it is.

New Report Finds Benefits and Risks of Marijuana

Jan 18
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a new report on the health effects of marijuana, looking at more than 10,000 studies about medical and recreational use.

HIV/AIDS Info Center


Charlie Sheen Exalts PRO 140; Rest of HIV Community Prudent

By EDGE | Jan 17
Charlie Sheen is a big cheerleader for CytoDyn's HIV injectable, PRO 140. But the rest of the HIV community would like to see some scientific data on their clinical trails first.


Health

Weight Loss and Fitness Goals Reached by Healthy Eating and Exercise

It's the New Year and most people have resolutions for getting in shape. Dr. Holly Lucille says "Healthy eating and exercise are the best things you can do to lose weight and get in shape."

Fitness

Shoulders Like Boulders

Strong, well developed deltoids will give your upper body that extra flair -- plus, the stronger these muscle are, the more your deep rotator cuff muscles will be protected from injury.