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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

By EDGE | Oct 24
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."

Fact Checking: Health Insurance Costs Up, But Not Doubling

Oct 22
A claim about health care costs from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts.

Stunning New Data Shows Serious Depression Afflicts Many Youth, Adults

By EDGE | Oct 21
Mental Health America (MHA) is sharing some staggering new numbers related to depression in America, drawn from one of the most ambitious mental health screening programs ever launched.

Stay Flawless, Say 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Queens

By EDGE | Oct 21
Top drag queens from "RuPaul's Drag Race" have banded together in a new video for This Free Life.

Host Committee Member Kelly Osbourne Does PSA for TransNation Festival

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 20
From October 20-23 in Los Angeles, the TransNation Festival comes together to honor the trans experience through film, art, beauty and cultural achievements in support of transgender health, welfare and human rights.

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