Topics :: health

Dolly Parton Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 29, 2014
Joining a long list of celebrities and everyday people accepting the new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for Lou Gehrig's disease is country music star Dolly Parton.

Workout :: "I Walk"

By Blake Beckcom | Sunday Aug 24, 2014
As a form of exercise, walking is absolutely better than doing nothing. The key is pace.

The State of Transgender Healthcare

By Pat Magee, MSW | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
I've yet to meet a gay or lesbian person who needed to be treated medically for their sexual orientation. But many, if not most, transgender people require medical treatment to find some sense of relief and comfort with their bodies.

Philly's Bebashi Holds Annual "Breast Fest"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
On August 13, Philadelphia's AIDS Service Organization Bebashi-Transition to Hope partners with Fox Chase Cancer Center to hold their Fifth Annual Breast Fest, a daylong event to promote breast health and overall wellness.

The 'Buzz' Says The kGoal App Makes Kegel Exercises Fun and Rewarding

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Concerned about your pelvic floor muscles? The creators of kGoal, a revolutionary new Kegel training system, are on the final week of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its creation.

Healthy Eating Made Fun :: Four Blogs (and Chefs) You Should Know

By Mike Halterman | Sunday Jul 27, 2014
Into healthy eating? Want to be? There's a wealth (and a Horn 'o' Plenty) of delicious cooking tips out there. Here's a quick guide to get you started...

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

Standing Proud in Who You Are

By Kim Stanwood Terranova | Sunday Jul 13, 2014
Our history, or our story, has delivered us to where we are in this moment. What we choose to do with our story from this point forward is what will determine our destiny and how we may describe ourselves in the future.

Doctors: Sniff Poppers And You Could Go Blind

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Researchers in the United Kingdom say inhaling the 70s club drug "poppers," or isopropyl nitrate, can seriously damage your eyes, thanks to its new formula.