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’101’ Vagina is coming to a bookstore near you!

"101 Vagina" Goes on National Book Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
Photographer Philip Werner has compiled 101 black and white photos of women’s vaginas, with a message, story or poem written by the subject to accompany the photo. The result is the profound and cheeky "101 Vaginas."

GOP Seeks Coverage Choices in Health Care Law They Hate

By David Espo | Apr 6
At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

Author, AIDS activist, and entrepreneur Sean Strub, left talked with Let s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) co-founder Tez Anderson when he was in San Francisco earlier this year to discuss his memoir, ’Body Counts.’

Trauma of AIDS Epidemic Impacts Aging Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 6
Three decades ago, Tez Anderson learned he was HIV-positive and watched countless friends, lovers, and associates be felled by AIDS. The traumas exacted a psychological toll as he aged.

Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.

3 Gay Men Die Of Meningitis Infections

By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.

This chart shows rates of DV in college people

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

3 Meningitis Deaths Reported in Los Angeles County

Apr 4
Los Angeles County health officials say three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died - and all three had sex with other men.

8 Meningitis Diagnoses in Los Angeles County

Apr 2
Health officials say eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis so far this year.

Study: Mammogram Benefits Overestimated, Harms Underestimated

Apr 2
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital looked at decades of studies on mammography and found the benefits are often overestimated and the harms underestimated.

DNA exists in the nucleus of a cell in compact structures called chromatin

Syndax Pharma Starts Phase III Trials for Breast Cancer Drug

By EDGE | Apr 2
The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., have begun clinical trial of Syndax’s entinostat in treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer.