Health/Fitness

Travel Advisory Issued for 11 Southeast Asia Countries

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Sep 29
U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region.

Check Pain Management Off Your List of Foot Surgery Worries    

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 29
When it comes to foot and ankle surgery, there is the inevitable question: How bad will it hurt afterwards?

Tips for Doing a Self-Examination to Help Keep Skin Cancer in Check

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 29
Being diligent about skin cancer all year long is the best way to beat the odds and keep risks of getting it lower.

5 South Beach Sites with Zika-Infected Mosquitoes Identified

HEALTH | By Jennifer Kay | Sep 29
The first Zika-infected mosquitoes to be trapped on the U.S. mainland were caught in residential South Beach neighborhoods, Miami-Dade County officials announced Wednesday.

Kathy Griffin to Open Best in Drag Show Benefiting Aid for AIDS

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 28
On October 2 at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Kathy Griffin will open the Best in Drag Show, the fabulous, long-running annual event raising funds for Aid for AIDS.

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AIDS Pageant in Uganda Seeks to Stem Stigma, Discrimination

HIV/AIDS | By Rodney Mohumuza | Sep 26
Organizers of the HIV-themed beauty pageant, which launched in 2014, say one way of curbing the irrational fear of AIDS that fuels discrimination is for more people living with HIV to open up about their status rather than conceal it.


Health

The Trevor Project Empowers All to Connect, Communicate, and Care for Suicide Prevention Month

During National Suicide Prevention Month this September, The Trevor Project is using various forms of digital media to engage with hundreds of thousands of people about the many ways they can make a difference in the lives of LGBTQ youth.

Fitness

World Health Organization Report Confirms Obesity Is a Cause of Many Cancers

A special report by a World Health Organization (WHO) group concluded that excess body fat increases the risk of many cancers, a finding that supports the American Institute for Cancer Research's comprehensive analysis of the evidence.