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AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84
Will Insurance Cover Your Protest-Related Injury? It Depends
How COVID-19 is Impacting Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community

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Will Insurance Cover Your Protest-Related Injury? It Depends

AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

By Michelle Andrews |
Plans sometimes have exclusions for coverage related to "illegal acts" that could leave people on the hook for at least part of their medical costs. But health policy exp...

A Long-Term Survivor's Hope: End the HIV Epidemic

A Long-Term Survivor's Hope: End the HIV Epidemic

Jun 5
A long-time HIV survivor emphasizes the steps the federal government needs to take in order to end the HIV epidemic.

In Hard-Hit Areas, COVID's Ripple Effects Strain Mental Health Care Systems

In Hard-Hit Areas, COVID's Ripple Effects Strain Mental Health Care Systems

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock | Jun 5
Behavioral health care workers in areas hit hard by COVID-19 are overburdened. Mobile crisis teams, residential programs and call centers, especially in pandemic hot spots, have had to reduce or close services.

Will Insurance Cover Your Protest-Related Injury? It Depends

Will Insurance Cover Your Protest-Related Injury? It Depends

By Michelle Andrews | Jun 5
Plans sometimes have exclusions for coverage related to "illegal acts" that could leave people on the hook for at least part of their medical costs. But health policy experts said it's unclear how common these clauses are or when they're used.

A Few Superspreaders Spread the Majority of Coronavirus Cases

A Few Superspreaders Spread the Majority of Coronavirus Cases

Jun 5
During any disease outbreak, epidemiologists want to quickly figure out whether superspreaders are part of the picture. Their existence can accelerate the rate of new infections or substantially expand the geographic distribution of the disease.

Fitness Friday: Full-Body Fitness Band Workout

Fitness Friday: Full-Body Fitness Band Workout

Jun 5
Fitness bands take up very little space at home, which make them the ideal piece of equipment to add resistance to your strength-training workout.

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Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

There are many legitimate concerns about how gyms and fitness studios can safely reopen without furthering the spread. But infectious disease experts say risk can be greatly mitigated.