Hepatitis Overview: What You Need to Know

Hepatitis Overview: What You Need to Know

Hepatitis Overview – What You Need to Know: Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that results in liver cell damage and destruction. It may be caused by drugs, alcohol use, or certain medical conditions. In most cases, it is caused by a virus. This is known...
Understanding Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Understanding Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Understanding Human Papillomavirus: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection spread through skin-to-skin contact. Roughly 79 million Americans have HPV, making it the most common STI in the United States. With over 100 different types of HPV,...
This Is Your Body on Alcohol – 10 Negative Effects

This Is Your Body on Alcohol – 10 Negative Effects

This Is Your Body on Alcohol: Alcohol is one of the most widely celebrated and socially accepted drugs of its time. Even after being outlawed in the 1920s during Prohibition, Americans found ways to keep booze in their lives. As alcohol has become a staple of social...
Starting Mental Illness Conversations

Starting Mental Illness Conversations

Starting mental illness conversations can be a sensitive endeavor, especially when you are the one dealing with the illness. However, it is a good idea to inform those close to you of your mental illness, as they can provide a great support network. Here are some tips...
LGBT Mental Health Statistics

LGBT Mental Health Statistics

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people may be more susceptible to mental health problems than heterosexual people due to a range of factors, including discrimination and inequalities.  Positively, there is a growing acceptance of the LGBT community  in...
LGBT Health Disparities Gap

LGBT Health Disparities Gap

Research suggests that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals face health disparities stemming from societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of civil and human rights. Discrimination and the stress it causes for those in the LGBT community has been...