Get Screened In October, Depression Awareness Month

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 24
As part of Depression Awareness Month, Screening for Mental Health, the pioneer in large-scale screenings for the public, is providing insight into data from its online screening program.

Nothing Like a Dame Benefits Actors' Fund Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 24
On Monday, October 24 at the Host committee members Betty Buckley, Misty Copeland, Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, and Janice Reals Ellig present the 20th Anniversary of "Nothing Like a Dame."

GMHC and NYPL Present 'Library & Leaders: 35 Years of AIDS'

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 24
On Wednesday, October 26, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) will host "Library & Leaders: 35 Years of AIDS," from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Library Main Branch located at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan.

Fact Checking: Health Insurance Costs Up, But Not Doubling

HEALTH | Oct 22
A claim about health care costs from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts.

Stunning New Data Shows Serious Depression Afflicts Many Youth, Adults

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 21
Mental Health America (MHA) is sharing some staggering new numbers related to depression in America, drawn from one of the most ambitious mental health screening programs ever launched.

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Team Sordid Lives Raises Funds for Desert AIDS Walk

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
On Saturday, October 22, the Palm Springs community comes together for the Desert AIDS Walk, raising funds for the Desert AIDS Project. Participating in the walk is Del Shores of "Sordid Lives" and "A Very Sordid Wedding" fame.


World Health Organization Report Confirms Obesity Is a Cause of Many Cancers

A special report by a World Health Organization (WHO) group concluded that excess body fat increases the risk of many cancers, a finding that supports the American Institute for Cancer Research's comprehensive analysis of the evidence.