Health

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Amy Kelly and St. Baldrick’s

As I begin to write this piece I notice some blue sky out the window. February in Chicago is not always this kind but I will take the sun shining through the bitterly cold air – for it reminds me that there is always something good to be found if we allow ourselves to see […]

#GetCovered with Howard Brown Health Center and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Need health care, but missed out enrolling earlier this year? No worries, the Health Insurance Marketplace reopened on November 15 and Get Covered Illinois, Howard Brown Health Center and AIDS Foundation of Chicago are here to help. This Saturday, December 13, at 4025 N. Sheridan Road from 1-5pm, staff members from all three organizations will […]

Lesbians and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I want you to imagine the following scenario. Jill is in bed blogging on her laptop while her sexy girlfriend, Suzy, is reading on her Ipad. As Jill is typing away at the computer, she starts to feel a slight ache in her right wrist and weakness in her fingers. She shakes it off and […]

Danny’s Bootcamp

There is a new option for keeping your summer fitness routine going strong.  Find your way to Danny’s Bootcamp at 5920 N Ridge (corner of Ridge and Clark) for a welcoming environment and a kickass workout!  The L Stop caught up with personal trainer and motivational guru Danny Sciortino to learn more about his program. […]

6 Small Changes That Make a Big Difference – Part 2

In last month’s blog, we looked at the following vignette: Katie wakes up from another night of not nearly enough hours of sleep. Her life always seemed to have such a crazy pace that she felt the need to stay up late to catch up on things she wasn’t able to get to during “normal” […]

6 Small Changes That Make a Big Difference – Part 1

Katie wakes up from another night of not nearly enough hours of sleep. Her life always seemed to have such a crazy pace that she felt the need to stay up late to catch up on things she wasn’t able to get to during “normal” working hours. She decides to forsake the gym this morning […]

How To Maintain A Happy And Healthy Bike-riding Vagina

By Jennifer Kernes As the weather starts to warm up, we hibernating lesbians start to come out. Soon you will see us at backyard BBQs, or on Montrose beach playing sand volleyball, or even sipping mojitos on Lake Michigan. But, before we start stripping down and tanning up, we need to get back into shape. […]

Catching Up with Betsy Rubinstein, 2012 Lesbian to Look Out For

By Regina Barry, Howard Brown Health Center Intern Over the past year, Betsy Rubinstein has maintained status as a Lesbian to Look Out For due to her continuing, tireless efforts to improve the health of queer women in Chicagoland.  She has been the project manager of the Lesbian Community Care Project (LCCP) for over a […]

Breast & Ovarian Cancer Facts

Some “you should know” facts about breast and ovarian cancer – share with your loved ones! Learn more about LCCP @Howard Brown! Ovarian Cancer Facts Breast Cancer Facts Breast and Ovarian Cancer: The Facts – A Panel Discussion Getting the facts can save your life, and here’s your opportunity to learn more! On January 14th […]

New year, new you

Happy New Year girls! I hope that all of our readers enjoyed a fun and safe New Year’s Eve. Like many of us, we’ve already made or started resolutions for the New Year. Before you commit to those 2013 resolutions, think about this for a moment. What if this year instead of resolving to lose […]