In his long career as a black gay journalist, Rod McCullom is known for his reporting on science and health (including HIV). As such, he says he has often been the only person of color in the newsroom or production studio -- and almost always the only gay black man.
Given the importance of the double-objective of avoiding climate change and improving global health, bold targets to achieve sustainable healthy eating patterns should be a key focus in the climate negotiations.
During this holiday season don't limit your recognition of the positive things in your life to just this time of the year. Remember that any moment of any day throughout the year provides an opportunity to practice gratitude, which can benefit you all 365 days.
More importantly, I've learned that despite all of my obstacles I'm still better off than so many in the world. I have job, I have family, I have a home, I have a man who loves me in the worst of times and I have faith; those things have and will continue to allow me to see why I must give thanks every day.
It's probably better to focus on the things that you can do to maintain your health and fitness levels through this period so that you don't wake on January 2nd screaming to the heavens for forgiveness. With that in mind, I offer my list of the five steps for a Healthy Holiday:
Today, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released its 2015 World AIDS Day report, in advance of December 1. The report finds that 15.8 million people were accessing antiretroviral treatment (ART) as of June 2015.
Hunger and food insecurity in the United States cost us all a great deal more than we may realize. Maybe you think I'm talking about school lunches and other food-assistance programs, but those aren't the real costs.
While you shouldn't deprive yourself of all your favorite Thanksgiving staples, cutting back just a little and making some smart swaps can go a long way in maintaining the physique you've worked hard to build.
Since I'm single and haven't been to the doctor in years, I've always chosen the cheapest option, which offers low coverage. I'm getting older, though, and next year I'd like to take better care of myself, starting with a checkup, without going broke. How can I choose a health plan that's right for me?
I don't watch much television these days. I'm pretty sure I record most programs, but there are only a handful that I actually get around to watching...
Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.
So don't suddenly start thinking coffee is the elixir of life. But if you're reaching for your second...or third...cup today, don't feel too guilty. After all, it's part of a healthy diet.
You know what to eat when you're on your period. You know what underwear to put on when you're on your period. But do you know why these five common period myths are totally false?
It's flu season again. And now, along with the barrage of helpful flu shot reminders, comes the annual outbreak of myths about the flu. First, here are some basic facts.
Between the stress and the hectic conference schedule, it is no surprise that many have found themselves staring into the lonely and limited options on the muffin tray during coffee breaks. To combat this all too common fate, Travelle brings you a few tips on how to eat healthy at a conference.