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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs
Jonathan Van Ness Wants to Talk About his HIV Status
Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

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Jonathan Van Ness Wants to Talk About his HIV Status

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

When fans of "Queer Eye's" Jonathan Van Ness read his upcoming memoir "Over the Top," due out on September 24, they will likely be surprised by his frankne...

From Smoking to Vaping, Why Do We Abuse Our Lungs?

From Smoking to Vaping, Why Do We Abuse Our Lungs?

Sep 23
Why would anyone subject the lungs to the damage of vaping or smoking? How in the world did we ever come to believe that filling our lungs with the fumes of burning plants could be a good idea?

Pelosi Reveals New Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Pelosi Reveals New Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

By Emmarie Huetteman | Sep 23
House Democratic leaders on Thursday unveiled an aggressive plan to lower drug prices through negotiations between federal health officials and the makers of some of the most expensive drugs.

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Plunge Deeper Into California

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Plunge Deeper Into California

By Harriet Blair Rowan | Sep 22
Two invasive species of mosquitoes that can carry Zika, dengue, yellow fever and other dangerous viruses are spreading in California — and have been found as far north as Sacramento and Placer counties.

UN Agency: Tanzania Not Sharing Details on Ebola-Like Cases

UN Agency: Tanzania Not Sharing Details on Ebola-Like Cases

By Cara Anna | Sep 22
The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus,

Jonathan Van Ness Wants to Talk About his HIV Status

Jonathan Van Ness Wants to Talk About his HIV Status

Sep 21
When fans of "Queer Eye's" Jonathan Van Ness read his upcoming memoir "Over the Top," due out on September 24, they will likely be surprised by his frankness, which includes the disclosure that he is HIV+.

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Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

By Denise Lavoie | Sep 19
Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to uphold an injunction that bars the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them.


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Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

A California transgender man can go ahead with a discrimination lawsuit against a Catholic hospital that canceled his hysterectomy, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.