Health/Fitness

Study Says Men Need to Catch Up With Skin Cancer Awareness

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 25
Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age, race or gender. When it comes to skin cancer prevention and detection, however, it seems that men need to brush up on their knowledge.

Vermont Support Group Eases the Stigma Faced by LGBTQ Youth

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 24
New Hampshire/Vermont Albert Schweitzer Fellows Ana Rodriguez-Villa and Brendin Beaulieu-Jones are working to address stigma and prejudice against LGBTQ youth in Vermont's Upper Valley with a weekly youth support group at The Junction.

Special Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

HEALTH | May 24
A group of patients with the most severe spinal cord injuries have seen improvement after undergoing an experimental treatment that uses stem cells in the damaged areas.

Study Shows Link Between AIDS and Tobacco

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 23
A new paper comprehensively explores and analyzes the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic.

UCLA Study Shows Funding For PEPFAR Drops 33%  

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 23
PEPFAR, whose mission is to help save the lives of people around the world living with HIV and AIDS has seen a steep drop in funding for an important part of its budget.

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HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.