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Court, for Now, Blocks Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion

Court, for Now, Blocks Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion

By Jessica Gresko | Oct 21
An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody.

Share Your Toothbrush? Yuck! Six Reasons That's an Unhealthy Idea

Share Your Toothbrush? Yuck! Six Reasons That's an Unhealthy Idea

Oct 20
When health officials discovered a hepatitis A outbreak in California this summer, they swiftly issued health warnings about how to avoid the disease. Among the many suggestions: Don't share toothbrushes.

SAGE Relaunches National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative Website

SAGE Relaunches National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative Website

Oct 20
SAGE, the nation's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT elders, has relaunched its National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative website.

Equality Caucus Shames PA Senators for Putting Transgender Kids at Risk

Equality Caucus Shames PA Senators for Putting Transgender Kids at Risk

Oct 19
Leaders of the legislature's LGBT Equality Caucus said the state senators who voted yesterday to deny health care to transgender young people should be ashamed of themselves.

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

Oct 19
Today, The AIDS Institute sent a letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of Medicaid, urging her to enforce Medicaid law and compel states to lift their restrictions on hepatitis C drugs.

The Impact of Eating Disorders on the LGBTQ Community

The Impact of Eating Disorders on the LGBTQ Community

Oct 19
Eating disorders are an under-discussed yet significant health issue affecting the LGBTQ community.

On GLAAD Spirit Day, Wear Purple to Show Solidarity With LGBTQ Youth

On GLAAD Spirit Day, Wear Purple to Show Solidarity With LGBTQ Youth

Oct 19
October 19 is GLAAD Spirit Day, a means of speaking out against LGBTQ bullying and standing with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities.

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Oct 18
Increasingly, researchers are pointing to the fact that exercise is medicine, and yet according to the CDC, only around 22% of adults in the country meet their physical activity guidelines.

ABIVAX Presents New Data on ABX196 at World Vaccine Congress

ABIVAX Presents New Data on ABX196 at World Vaccine Congress

Oct 18
Last week at the Fira Center of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, ABIVAX presented exciting data on the anticancer effects of its immune enhancer ABX196.

Bulge Booster Procedure Promises Thicker Penis in 20 Minutes

Bulge Booster Procedure Promises Thicker Penis in 20 Minutes

Oct 18
A bigger penis in 20 minutes without surgery. Sounds too good to be true. And yet, a New York City physician says it can be done.

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