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Study shows SMART Recovery holds potential to help LGBTQ population with alcohol, substance use

Study shows SMART Recovery holds potential to help LGBTQ population with alcohol, substance use | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

People looking for help in reducing their alcohol and other substance use often turn to 12-step programs. But while research shows that LGBTQ individuals are more likely to struggle with substance use issues than their peers, they also often face barriers to engaging in traditional treatment programs.

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Folx brings in $30M to enhance direct-to-consumer LGBTQ health platform

Folx brings in $30M to enhance direct-to-consumer LGBTQ health platform | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

LGBTQ virtual care platform Folx Health recently closed a $30 million Series B financing round, bringing the startup's total funding to date to roughly $60 million. The company will use the money to expand its services, including the addition of clinician-led support groups. The first of these support groups will focus on queer fertility and family planning.

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Five men share the personal and economic toll of having monkeypox

Five men share the personal and economic toll of having monkeypox | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Monkeypox infected more than 26,000 Americans. Five men share what the virus has done to their bodies, their families and their finances.

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Shoring up LGBTQ health

Shoring up LGBTQ health | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

This year’s global monkeypox outbreak has dredged up harsh recollections of the early days of the HIV epidemic, especially for the LGBTQ health activists who lived through that ugly period and its prejudices. Sean Cahill, the director of health policy research for the Fenway Institute, an organization aimed at creating healthier lives for people in…

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Monkeypox exposes inequities within gay community in vaccine access

Monkeypox exposes inequities within gay community in vaccine access | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

This is what disparities look like in accessing testing, vaccines and treatment for monkeypox, the latest viral threat hanging over gay life.

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Why LGBTQ Adults Are More Vulnerable to Heart Disease

Why LGBTQ Adults Are More Vulnerable to Heart Disease | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Experts say that a leading cause of death often goes overlooked.

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Jacobi Medical Center & NCB Rank Highest in LGBTQ+ Health Equity Certification Training

Jacobi Medical Center & NCB Rank Highest in LGBTQ+ Health Equity Certification Training | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi North Central Bronx and its CEO, Christopher Mastromano, honored over 100 employees on May 12, who completed their certifications in LGBTQ health equity, a 7-hour, intensive training program aimed at increasing core competencies in providing LGBTQ health services.

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Harvard students launch project to assist ‘gender minorities’ with ‘health care services’

The Harvard Women’s Cabinet, a student group dedicated to addressing gender issues on campus, is aiming to partner with the Undergraduate Council on an initiative to centralize health care resources at the University.

osvaldoceja21@gmail.com's curator insight, May 6, 2022 1:34 AM
Me parece que dicha acción emprendida por el Gabinete de Mujeres de Harvard en la que promueven  de centralizar los recursos puede tener propósitos significativos, esencialmente, beneficiosos para los comunidades minoritarias de genero. Tal vez, desde las Ciencias de la Información,, esencialmente, en la archivística a través de un pensamiento computacional y tecnológico   podemos proponer iniciativas al respecto de las condiciones, regularmente, de discriminación y violencia en la que se se encuentran estas comunidades., por ejemplo: mediante de la creación de colecciones o, incluso, Archivos Históricos de estas comunidades.  
kens's curator insight, September 10, 2022 6:19 PM
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10 stories for National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week

10 stories for National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The 20th annual National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week is being recognized from March 21 to 25. As announced by the National Coalition for LGBTQ Health, this year’s theme is “Live out Loud for LGBTQ Health.”

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‘People fear what they don’t understand’: Rachel Levine, pioneering trans official, on protecting Americans’ health

‘People fear what they don’t understand’: Rachel Levine, pioneering trans official, on protecting Americans’ health | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Dr Levine discusses why debates over trans rights are so toxic, and how the climate crisis will widen health disparities

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The Criminalization of Testosterone Endangers Gender Variant People

The Criminalization of Testosterone Endangers Gender Variant People | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Gender variant people should be more than acknowledged in drug policy reform; they should be prioritized. 

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Walmart Recognizes World AIDS Day by Renewing Its Commitment To Changing the Course of HIV in the United States

Walmart Recognizes World AIDS Day by Renewing Its Commitment To Changing the Course of HIV in the United States | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

As part of this renewed commitment, Walmart has launched a community centered specialty pharmacy strategy building centers of clinical excellence in specific diseases. The first three centers, referred to individually as Specialty Pharmacy of the Community, provide customers with highly specialized pharmacy teams trained in HIV/AIDS medications, clinical services to recognize potential medication-related side effects and assistance to understand the unique needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. These centers will help with all aspects of care, including industry leading clinical programs, pharmacy services provided by HIV-trained pharmacists, enhanced care coordination, healthy lifestyle recommendations and finding emotional support services from our Community Health Workers.

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‘Coming Out’ to Cancer: LGBTQIA+ Discrimination in the Health Care System

‘Coming Out’ to Cancer: LGBTQIA+ Discrimination in the Health Care System | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Fear of facing discriminatory behavior within the health care system, along with other factors, may keep members of the LGBTQIA+ community from receiving cancer diagnoses.

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Willam and Jackie Beat team up to wish you a sexually healthy holiday

Willam and Jackie Beat team up to wish you a sexually healthy holiday | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Willam and Jackie Beat have teamed up with MISTR to promote the platform's free PrEP services in the most holly jolly, horny way.

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New project begins with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Southern Health NHS has commissioned this new project as part of their commitment to supporting their LGBT colleagues and the population who seek care.

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Harvard, Vanderbilt join effort to reshape LGBTQ+ physician training

Learn how the AMA Foundation National LGBTQ+ Fellowship Program is working to improve U.S. health equity.

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LGBTQ Pride Events Will Have Priority Access To Monkeypox Vaccines, Health Officials Say

LGBTQ Pride Events Will Have Priority Access To Monkeypox Vaccines, Health Officials Say | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

An extra 50,000 vaccine doses will be made available in cities like Atlanta and New Orleans, where Pride celebrations are scheduled later this year.

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Biden moves to reinstate health protections for LGBTQ Americans

Biden moves to reinstate health protections for LGBTQ Americans | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The proposal would also cover pregnant women seeking health-care services, including abortion.

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1 In 8 LGBTQ+ Americans Face Health Insurance Discrimination, New Survey Shows

1 In 8 LGBTQ+ Americans Face Health Insurance Discrimination, New Survey Shows | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

A new survey shows that many LGBTQ+ Americans face discrimination from their health insurer. Still, many say health insurance is improving for LGBTQ+ people.

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Health & Wellness Marketing Programs

Health & Wellness Marketing Programs | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The Health & Wellness category has become one of our top performers in 2022. We specialize in working with clients to develop their online LGBTQ+ targeted marketing strategy. This often includes mobile app targeting, video placements and targeted social media outreach, which resonates extremely well with health and wellness organizations. Our company has been in the LGBTQ+ online advertising marketplace for 27+ years now, and we'd like to put that experience to use for your organization as well.

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New report gives NIH guidance on gathering data on gender and sexuality

New report gives NIH guidance on gathering data on gender and sexuality | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The report provides the NIH with guidance for gathering data on gender and sexuality, key to understanding disparities across marginalized populations.

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LGBT health startup Folx Health hires new CEO to oversee expansion

LGBT health startup Folx Health hires new CEO to oversee expansion | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

As a former operations and marketing executive at startups in the edtech and crypto space, Liana Douillet Guzmán is an unconventional choice to lead a health care startup. But she thinks it is precisely that unique background that positions her well as the new CEO of LGBTQ-focused digital health care provider FOLX Health.

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Gender-Affirming Health Care Saved My Life. Everyone Should Have Access to It.

Gender-Affirming Health Care Saved My Life. Everyone Should Have Access to It. | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Care that has saved so many of us has become contested and increasingly out of reach.

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In Chicago, a New Approach to Gay and Bisexual Men With Prostate Cancer

In Chicago, a New Approach to Gay and Bisexual Men With Prostate Cancer | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

A new clinic focuses on patients left grappling with the aftermath of treatment in ways that are rarely appreciated by doctors.

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Blued Expands Access to HIV Services with Innovative Digital Prevention Feature

Blued Expands Access to HIV Services with Innovative Digital Prevention Feature | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

BlueCity, a world-leading LGBTQ platform that fosters connection and well-being, is integrating HIV prevention organizations into the international edition of its social networking app, Blued, as part of a landmark new feature ahead of World AIDS Day