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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.

A a big push is under way to get more people at 'substantial' risk of getting HIV to start on the daily pill that has been shown to dramatically reduce their risk of infection.

November 25 2015 11:55 AM

Thanks to discrmination and the stress of war, queer servicemembers are highly susceptible to alcohol and drug dependency. Thankfully, there's a way to advocate for specified treatment at the nation's largest VA campus.

November 24 2015 8:37 PM

A report says Martin Shkreli's Turing Pharmaceuticals will 'roll back' the price of a lifesaving treatment for people living with HIV — but only for hospitals.

November 23 2015 3:54 PM

While much of the nation gives up cigarettes, many LGBT people continue to puff away. Here's what one antitobacco professional is doing about it.

November 23 2015 12:04 PM

On the heels of a landmark congressional forum on violence against transgender Americans, five elders speak out about the past, present, and future of resilience.   

November 20 2015 4:51 PM

Allowing corporations religious accomodations could have far-reaching — and dangerous — implications.

November 20 2015 9:02 AM