LGBT Wellness

LGBT Wellness

Gallup: LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being Than Non-LGBT Americans

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According to a new Gallup study, LGBT Americans have an average Well-Being Index score of 58, lower than non-LGBT adults' score of 62. ...
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New Medicare Information for People in Same-Sex Marriages

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The SSA is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods for eligible people in same-sex marriages. ...
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Study: LGB Individuals Living in Anti-Gay Communities Die Earlier Than Peers

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LGB individuals living in communities with high levels of anti-gay prejudice have a shorter life expectancy compared to their peers. ...
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Increased Risk of Neurological Deficits in HIV Youth

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The study authors stressed that the findings underscore the need for youth with HIV to receive medical care as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus. ...
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One More Reason Not to Trust Alcohol

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Past studies have shown that alcohol dependent individuals show problems with skills mediated by the prefrontal cortex such as impulse control. ...
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GLMA Supports New AMA Policies to Improve LGBT Health

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Blood donor deferral criteria, early treatment for HIV, transgender birth certificate policies, and confidential care for minors were the topics discussed. ...
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American Medical Association Adds GLMA to House of Delegates

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GLMA is the first and only LGBT organization in the House of Delegates, signaling a major shift to advance LGBT healthcare needs and promote equality. ...
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Brain Patterns May Help Predict Relapse Risk for Alcoholism

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The research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, may give clues about which people in recovery from alcoholism are most likely to drink again. ...
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New Gene Discovered That Affects Clearance of Hep C Virus

New Gene Discovered That Affects Clearance of Hep C Virus
Scientists have discovered a gene that interferes with the clearance of hepatitis C virus. They also identified an inherited variant within this gene that predicts how people respond to treatment. ...
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Success in 2013: Don’t Just Say It, Draw It!

Success in 2013: Don’t Just Say It, Draw It!
Ever wonder why everyone is suddenly drawing pictures on white boards in videos when they want you to buy or remember something? Pictures imprint on your brain. ...
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