Posts tagged "LGBT"

Oct. 10 news: LGBT stigma, Ebola in Congo, noise pollution, millennial health care, dietary science

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

August 3 news: Changing moles and skin cancer, Americans not worried about Zika virus, Seattle bans gay conversion therapy

Check out today's pubic health news on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

July 27 news: Hepatitis C in children, menopause and aging, transgender identity may be declassified as mental disorder

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

AJPH research addresses obesity, kindergarten social skills and LGBT biases in health care

Did you catch the latest public health findings from the American Journal of Public Health? Read on to hear the latest and check out what media outlets had to say about the new research.
Supreme Court overturns same-sex marriage bans

Supreme Court overturns same-sex marriage bans

APHA cheers the court's decision to allow same-sex couples across the entire nation benefits of marriage equal to opposite-sex couples, including health benefits.
APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health

APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health

Marriage equality is a public health issue, APHA and Whitman-Walker Health wrote in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

Dec. 12 news: House passes spending bill, transgender insurance coverage, mental health in Newtown, Conn.

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

Equality index shows health care progress for LGBT patients

As Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin said Tuesday, “One’s sexual orientation or gender identity should never affect the medical attention they receive.” The campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index 2012 showed that the sentiment is a realistic goal, revealing groundbreaking progress in health coverage for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients.

Study: Risky health behaviors reduced among lesbian, gay and bisexual youth who live in supportive religious climates

Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth who live in communities with a supportive religious climate are less likely to engage in risky health behaviors, finds a new study in APHA’s American Journal of Public Health.