Category: Health

Shoulders To Stand On: HIV/AIDS Treatment – Where Are We Now in 2017?

Shoulders To Stand On: HIV/AIDS Treatment – Where Are We Now in 2017?

By Evelyn Bailey We have looked at past HIV/AIDS treatments, advances and societal issues. Improvements have been made, more are needed. Today the number of HIV positive cases is on the increase, while testing...

What you should know about Breast Cancer Awareness

What you should know about Breast Cancer Awareness

By Leslie Alvarado, LMSW HCR Home Care , Senior Medical Social Worker-LGBTQ Program Lead October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time to acknowledge the importance of self-breast care, celebrate those...

PrEP may have reduced HIV infection in England

PrEP may have reduced HIV infection in England

According to Michael Fitzgerald on Towleroad.com: PrEP is believed to be partially behind a recent fall in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men in England. According to Public Health England (PHE),...

NY LGBT Network blasts HHS for killing proposed rule to protect LGBT seniors

NY LGBT Network blasts HHS for killing proposed rule to protect LGBT seniors

(Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 – Woodbury, NY) – The New York LGBT Network today blasted the U.S. Health and Human Services that is eliminating a proposed rule to assure same sex spouses equal treatment in long...

Trump DHHS erases LGBTQ Americans from strategic health plan

Trump DHHS erases LGBTQ Americans from strategic health plan

According to Andy Towle on Towleroad.com: The erasure continues. Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services released its strategic plan FY 2018-2022 and gone are all mentions of anything LGBTQ-related, the Human Rights Campaign...