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High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 29, 2014
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.

Google Working on Pill that Searches for Illnesses

HEALTH | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 29
Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology.

Health Overhaul's Subsidies at Supreme Court

HEALTH | By Mark Sherman | Oct 29
Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

Ebola Nurse Who was Quarantined Now in Maine

HEALTH | By Robert F. Bukaty | Oct 28
A nurse who was confined against her will at a hospital in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is in Maine, where state officials said she's agreed to be quarantined, officials said Tuesday.

After 1st Ebola Case in NYC, 3 Others Quarantined

HEALTH | By Jonathan Lemire and Colleen Long | Oct 24
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel,

Poll: Many Doubt Hospitals can Handle Ebola

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard and Emily Swanson | Oct 23
Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

Ebola: Providing Time to Fight the Virus

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 21
Why do some people escape Ebola, and not others?

In-Depth: The Crystal Meth Epidemic Makes Comeback in Gay Community

HEALTH | By Jason Parsley | Oct 21
Over the past few years, there has been a resurgence of methamphetamine use in the gay community; some have even called it an epidemic.

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola Outbreak is Officially Over

HEALTH | By Bashir Adigun and Maria Cheng | Oct 20
The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.

Dealing With Menopause, With Dr. Donnica Moore

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 20
World Menopause Day was observed on Oct. 18, and what that means for lesbians in a couple is double duty, as both will eventually face the symptoms of menopause. Luckily, Dr. Donnica Moore has some tips to help you deal with it.

Fla. Gay Man Says He's Happier After Removing Large Genitals

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
A South Florida man said that after decades of being tormented by his huge cock and balls, he's finally happy after having them removed.