Wellness

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West Hollywood Memorializes the Plague with a New AIDS Monument

Once upon a time, a gay and glamorous city was struck by a terrible plague; this is how we never forget. As AIDS cases rose in the early 1980s, regions like New York City, San...

10 Teas That Are Good for Weight Loss

Looking to shed a few pounds? Get ready to drink plenty of tea. Humans have been drinking tea since the days of emperor Shen Nung in China around 2737 B.C. In the recent book For...

Chicory and Coffee: The Civil War Embargo That Led to a Flavor Revolution

It’s known as one of NOLA’s distinctive flavors, but can chicory also be a key to good health? A trip to the legendary Cafe du Monde in New Orleans will have you craving...

Poz for the Cause: Broadcasting Hope on POZ I Am Radio

“I looked at my doctor with a blank stare as if I didn’t hear what he was saying. I responded with ‘What?’ And he said it again, ‘You tested positive.’ I felt alone,...

Smoked Paprika Shrimp on Dashi Cous Cous

Looking for shrimp recipes with international flair? Consider this Smoked Paprika Shrimp on Dashi Cous Cous. It’s a culinary excursion with stops in North Africa, Asia and Latin...

Rosaliné: A Delicious Comeback for Chef Ricardo Zarate

Chef Ricardo Zarate returns to the LA cuisine scene with a taste of Peru that delightfully combines authenticity and refinement. Not so long ago, chef Ricardo Zarate seemed...

Purple Reign: Discover the Many Uses of Lavender

Where in the world can you find one of nature’s most vividly colorful plants, and how can you use it to do the most good once you’ve found it? Lavender, the distinct purple...

Black Pastors Take to the Pulpit to Address Rising HIV Challenges in Their Communities

An organization aims to address rising rates of HIV in black communities from an under-unexplored position of power — the pulpit. Ultimately statistics became the unavoidable...

The Barbara Bush Legacy on AIDS: She Was the One Who Cared

The late first lady, who died yesterday at 92, will be remembered as the only American who lived to see both her husband and son serve as president. But she was much more. During...

Safe Sex Kits Get a Hot Makeover from the Designers at Marc Jacobs

How do you make being prepared with protection something everyone wants to do? Ask one of fashion’s favorite names. The novel fashion accessory unveiled by Marc Jacobs last...

Assaulted by Allergies? Salt Caves May Provide a Homeopathic Remedy

Some people are seeking relief from respiratory ailments by surrounding themselves with sodium. There’s something deeply relaxing about catching some shut-EYE on a comfy chair...

ABC Correspondent Karl Schmid Comes Out as HIV Positive, Not “Unclean”

Karl Schmid, a gay TV reporter working for ABC’s Los Angeles affiliate, came out for the second time when he revealed over the weekend that he’s also poz....