Health

Discover the Health section of The Advocate, where readers can find the latest news on medicine, fitness, mental and physical wellbeing, scientific developments, and diseases that affect the LGBT community. Read the most recent on gay health, AIDS and HIV news, pregnancy and sex from experts like doctors and researchers. Learn about news related to health insurance, statistics, changing laws and government policy, and tools that can be used in preventing and curing illnesses in the United States and beyond.

Confronting the rarely-discussed subject of intimate partner violence.

December 06 2016 5:40 AM

On World AIDS Day, we came together at an event hosted by The Advocate in Beverly Hills to share words of hope. Panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt were on display, and speakers included Olympic diver Greg Louganis, actor Mel England, The Advocate's Lucas Grindley, and Dr. Michael Gottlieb, the man who identified the virus in 1981 as a new disease.

December 05 2016 1:25 PM

A young man questions the necessity of disclosure.

December 02 2016 5:27 AM

The agency is taking comments online through Friday about a policy that would assess donors on risk factors for HIV rather than their sexual identity. 

December 01 2016 7:13 PM

A Canadian study has found evidence of racial bias in how newspapers report on HIV-related crimes. 

December 01 2016 2:30 PM
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