'Transgender People Are Not Gay, Except For The Gay Ones,' Notes Acclaimed Transgender Surgeon Dr. Sherman Leis

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 26
There is a popular conflation of homosexuality and transgenderism that is both inaccurate and can lead to misunderstandings about transgender people, according to transgender surgeon, Dr. Sherman Leis.

Tips for Going Natural & Healthy This Halloween, While Still Keeping It Fun

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 26
Armed with a bag full of candy, many parents worry about whether or not their child is getting a sugar overload as this yearly holiday makes its way through their home. The good news is that there are ways that people can help make Halloween healthier.

HIV: The Long View Initiative Looks at Barriers to Long-Term Health Among PLWHAs

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 25
A coalition of leading HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and stakeholder organizations announced the launch of "HIV: The Long View" with the release of an evidence-based report that examines the potential implications of future healthcare trends on HIV care.

Get Screened In October, Depression Awareness Month

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 24
As part of Depression Awareness Month, Screening for Mental Health, the pioneer in large-scale screenings for the public, is providing insight into data from its online screening program.

Pediatricians Update Guidelines for Children's Screen Time

HEALTH | Oct 24
To keep up with fast-changing technology, the American Academy of Pediatrics is out with updated guidelines for media use by young children.

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GMHC and NYPL Present 'Library & Leaders: 35 Years of AIDS'

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 24
On Wednesday, October 26, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) will host "Library & Leaders: 35 Years of AIDS," from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Library Main Branch located at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan.


Nothing Like a Dame Benefits Actors' Fund Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative

On Monday, October 24 at the Host committee members Betty Buckley, Misty Copeland, Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, and Janice Reals Ellig present the 20th Anniversary of "Nothing Like a Dame."


World Health Organization Report Confirms Obesity Is a Cause of Many Cancers

A special report by a World Health Organization (WHO) group concluded that excess body fat increases the risk of many cancers, a finding that supports the American Institute for Cancer Research's comprehensive analysis of the evidence.