Findings from the Women Living Positive survey show that there is a communication gap between health care providers and women living with HIV when it comes to treatment options that meet their individual needs.
More than 30 states have laws barring doctors from heeding a call by U.S. health officials to routinely test Americans for the AIDS virus, researchers report. And states don't seem to be in any rush to change that.
Microsoft Corp. launched a Web site Thursday for managing personal health and medical information, but privacy advocates worry that neither the technology nor U.S. law will protect patients' most confidential details.
Telecommunications giant Verizon has given $75,000 to the Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project, helping the group expand its services to more people.
In a study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual groups, researchers were surprised to find that blacks and Latinos report significantly fewer mental disorders than whites.