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Changing the Way We Treat Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

By Deanna Jordan, Clinical Director, New Method Wellness | Oct 16
There are two fundamental reasons why LGBTQ substance abuse rates are so high: Cultural and political discrimination and lack of culturally sensitive treatment options.

AHF Doctor Discusses PrEP Support

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 16
A doctor who works for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's railed against PrEP, discussed his support for the prevention method during a visit to San Francisco.

FDA-Approved Mytesi Relieves Noninfectious Diarrhea in HIV-Positive Patients

By EDGE | Oct 14
Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced the launch and general availability of Mytesi (crofelemer), the only antidiarrheal studied in and FDA-approved for the relief of diarrhea in HIV-positive patients.

Engineered HEX Condom by LELO Now Available in Target Stores

By EDGE | Oct 13
Following a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign raising over one million dollars, LELO is thrilled to announce that their game-changing condom will be sold nationwide in retail stores this month.

Fenway Institute: Guns Pose Substantial Threat to LGBT Community

Oct 13
Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.

Communities Across The Country Observe National Latinx Aids Awareness Day

By EDGE | Oct 12
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, observed each year on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, October 15, highlights a nationwide community mobilization and social marketing campaign that addresses the HIV/AIDS epidemic among Hispanics.

Sex Down South Discusses The Politics of Pleasure

By EDGE | Oct 11
Continuing its mission to engage the Southeast's diverse communities in healthy conversations around sex and sexuality, and following its successful 2015 inaugural conference, Sex Down South returns to Atlanta, October 13-15 at the Hilton Atlanta hotel.

GMHC Offers Free, Rapid Hepatitis C Testing

By EDGE | Oct 10
On October 10, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will begin providing rapid Hepatitis C (HCV) testing and linkage to care as part of the agency's approach to suppressing the HCV epidemic, which adversely affects those living with HIV.

How Small Talk Contributes to Your Well-Being

Oct 10
In her Wall Street Journal article,"The Benefits of a Little Small Talk," contributing writer Jennifer Wallace explains how interactions with casual acquaintances can "contribute to day-to-day well-being."

IBM's Artificial Intelligence System Joins Cancer Fight

Oct 10
The AI known as Watson is discovering new insights for cancer patients, as IBM has enlisted 20 top cancer institutes to teach Watson.

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