Minding Your Health – New Drug is Proving Effective in Preventing HIV

October 1, 2015

People who are most at risk for acquiring HIV infection now have a preventive option that seems to be very effective. Truvada, a medication that works best when taken daily, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in July 2012 as the first pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis. It’s referred to as PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylactic). […]

Minding Your Health – Surviving Pride Sober

June 13, 2015

June is LGBTQIA Pride month, and our community will celebrate with festivals, picnics and interfaith services. For many, the festivities include cracking open a cold beer (or beers) on a hot summer day and cocktailing the night away on the dance floor. […]

Minding Your Health – Gay Men, Married to Women

January 29, 2015

For the last several years, I have had the privilege of facilitating a men’s group in Overland Park. The group, called Healthy Transitions, meets from 7 to 8:45 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, and it’s for heterosexually married gay men who need support. […]

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