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.

Codes-based HIV
reporting could cost D.C. and Maryland millions in
federal funds.

March 17 2006 12:00 AM

Federal AIDS
funds to Los Angeles are cut by 5.2%.

12:00 AM

City health
officials link rising rates of meth use with rising numbers
of HIV infections.

12:00 AM

Tests would gauge
whether consumers could properly administer the rapid
oral HIV test.

March 15 2006 12:00 AM

Facial wasting
treatment is beginning to be covered by some health
insurance companies.

March 15 2006 12:00 AM
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