Topics :: health

Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?

By John Maroussas | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
Osteoporosis is a very common condition that makes bones weak and more likely to break easily. Whether or not you think you may be at risk, here are some tips to keep your bones dense and strong as the years pass.

Fed Up

By JC Alvarez | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
If you're still hungry after viewing the documentary "Fed Up" you're not angry enough. Katie Couric delivers more than a healthy serving of good advice on the nation's state of obesity.

CDC Health Study Shows Doctors Discriminate Against Gays

By EDGE | Monday Sep 8, 2014
The latest National Health Interview Survey shows that healthcare providers are still discriminating against LGBTs.

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.