Health

Summertime Hot Dogs

Most pet owners see their pets as fur babies, and they’re right — we are pet parents. I am a proud mama to a 5-year-old mini Doberman and Chihuahua mix. I recall the day we brought her home: As much as I wanted...

Recognizing Stress in Our Little Buddies

The positive effect that pets can have on stress is well-documented. One need only curl up with a puppy after a hard day at work to experience the benefits firsthand. The effect of stress on your pets, however,...

LGBTQ researcher named Georgia Psychiatrist of the Year

Did you know Georgia recently named a psychiatrist of the year? Did you know she’s a highly skilled advocate for our LGBTQ community? You do now, so let’s meet the incomparable Dr. Yolanda Graham. Upon hearing ...

Missing PreP doses, HepC meds

With the new medicines for HIV, is it really necessary to take all of them or is it okay to miss doses? The easy and quick answer is: “Do not miss doses of your medications! Take them every day, just as they...

The Thief of Self

Alzheimer’s diagnoses are on the rise, touching more people’s lives by the day — including members of the LGBTQ community, most of whom live alone. So who are we to turn to in support? A local man aims to answer that question.

CDC data says gay men are avoiding HIV tests

Recent data has found that gay men seem to be avoiding HIV tests. This trend leans worse in rural areas. Experts say that a wide-ranging stigma over HIV and AIDS testing is to blame. Investigators for the U....