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AHF: Congenital Syphilis a Growing Crisis; CDC Must Act Aggressively on Prevention, Treatment

AHF: Congenital Syphilis a Growing Crisis; CDC Must Act Aggressively on Prevention, Treatment

Aug 25
In response to data revealing a growing crisis of congenital syphilis across the U.S., advocates from AHF today call on the CDC to act far more aggressively on prevention, education and treatment on the potentially deadly disease.

Joss Whedon's Ex-Wife Alleges Infidelity in Scathing Essay

Joss Whedon's Ex-Wife Alleges Infidelity in Scathing Essay

Aug 22
The ex-wife of director Joss Whedon writes in a scathing essay that the filmmaker known for holding up feminist ideals "is not who he pretends to be."

Back-to-School Busy Schedules Call for Simple Family Meals

Back-to-School Busy Schedules Call for Simple Family Meals

Aug 21
With busy work and back-to-school schedules, many parents find it difficult to find the time to make home-cooked meals. Here's some tips to fit in healthy home-cooked meals that are quick to prepare, nutritious, and delicious.

Tips for Maximum Fun During Family Fun Month

Tips for Maximum Fun During Family Fun Month

Aug 21
August is Family Fun Month and so it's a great time to remind people that 'family fun' doesn't have to mean extensive trips or expensive outings. It can be simple and easy to manage, with a few tips.

Campaign Launched to Fund Animated LGBTQ-Themed Series for Kids

Campaign Launched to Fund Animated LGBTQ-Themed Series for Kids

Aug 17
In response to under-representation in film and other media, a campaign has been launched to help fund a television program targeted for LGBTQ children and other kids living in non-traditional households.

Gay Man Gives Birth to Couple's Biological Son

Gay Man Gives Birth to Couple's Biological Son

By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 12
A gay transgender man became a topic of discussion over the last few months, documenting the parenting journey he and his husband entered into and posting updates throughout the pregnancy.

Cancer Patients Turning Up in Emergency Departments with Delirium Likely to Die Earlier

Cancer Patients Turning Up in Emergency Departments with Delirium Likely to Die Earlier

Aug 9
According to a new study published in The Oncologist, patients with advanced cancer who are diagnosed with delirium when turning up in emergency departments are more likely to be admitted to hospital and more likely to die earlier.

Disney Introduces Groundbreaking Interracial Lesbian Couple

Disney Introduces Groundbreaking Interracial Lesbian Couple

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 8
Disney has broken new ground by introducing a multiracial, two-mom family, with the characters voiced by lesbian actors.

Wondering if Your Child is Transgender? Here Are Some Tips

Wondering if Your Child is Transgender? Here Are Some Tips

By Jocelyn Gecker | Aug 7
What separates a young boy who might be transgender from one with a vivid imagination who likes to dress up in his sister's dresses? What do you do if your daughter tells you she's a boy?

Researchers in Malawi Study Impact of HIV Exposure During Pregnancy on Infant Immune Development

Researchers in Malawi Study Impact of HIV Exposure During Pregnancy on Infant Immune Development

Aug 4
The University of Maryland will study the impact exposure to HIV has on the immune systems of infants in utero and how those changes impact the ability of infants to fight off infections after birth.

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