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 new study finds queer seniors get dementia at different numbers than straight people, and makes clear more research is necessary.

August 08 2018 6:04 AM

A president like Trump — intent on legalizing LGBTQ discrimination in hospitals and doctors' offices — makes it apparent we need federal legislation to protect us.

August 08 2018 5:01 AM

Scandal and Fringe actress Jasika Nicole opens up about being out and getting passed over for queer roles. She also chats about balancing advocacy and anxiety. 

August 07 2018 7:00 AM

Here is how to avoid contracting this rimming-related infection.

August 02 2018 6:22 PM