Health

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World AIDS Day

December 1st was designated as World AIDS Day, the first international health day, back in 1988. Just 7 short years after the first cases were detected in California, the world stood up and recognized this as a global epidemic that needed increased awareness. AIDS, or the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, is the last stage of […]

Why abdominal exercises won’t deflate that tire around your middle

What!? Only doing my gold medal abs routine won’t give me a six pack like Alex Morgan? Grrr. The truth about fat loss is that you cannot target where you lose it. Only two things determine how fat cells (triglycerides) shrink and grow; genetics and hormones. That means you can thank your dear parents for […]

It’s a Bitch to Quit: Interview with Dr. Phoenix Matthews

By: Regina Barry, Howard Brown Health Center Intern November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time that makes us reflect on our lung health, and at Howard Brown Health Center, we continually strive to improve the health and wellness (including lung health) of the LGBTQ community and beyond. Statistics show that LGBTQ adults are […]

What can we learn from Rosie O’Donnell’s heart attack? Don’t google it.

Yesterday, Rosie O’Donnell wrote on her blog: maybe this is a heart attack i googled womens heart attack symptoms i had many of them but really? – i thought – naaaa  i took some bayer aspirin (Note – this is a snippet of a much larger entry) Luckily for her, she later went to the […]

Sculpt the Perfect Summer Arms

Summer is now in full swing which means breaking out the piece of clothing that is a staple in any lesbian wardrobe; the cutoff. The cutoff can be as simple as a wife-beater to as fancy as a sleeveless tuxedo shirt. Either way you want to make sure your arms are ready for their big […]

Where to get protein from non meat sources

Attention all Vegbians! You could be missing a very important P from your life; Protein. Whether you excluded meat from your diet for moral, health or religious reasons, it is important to supplement that lack of protein in your diet. Protein is significant for many reasons. Adding protein to a meal leads to feeling fuller […]