Category: Health

The positives, negatives of in-home HIV testing

Experts say OraSure could lead to more people knowing their status but fear those who learn they have the virus won’t get counseling, care NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY IS JUNE 27. CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF LOCAL EVENTS DAVID TAFFET ...

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Joe’s Run eyes records in 15th year

Fundraiser for Samaritan House — agency serving homeless people with HIV in Fort Worth — aims for highs in participation, proceeds ANNA WAUGH  |  Staff Writer FORT WORTH — Rick Isaminger has been running for 30 years, completing...

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Beating the odds

Longtime employee Bret Camp returns to work at Resource Center Dallas less than a year after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of lymphoma ANNA WAUGH  |  Staff Writer Bret Camp knows about survival. In less than a year,...

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Legacy offering walk-in clinic year-round

From Staff Reports editor@dallasvoice.com Legacy Counseling Center experienced such success with the walk-in mental health/substance abuse clinic the center offered during the holidays, Legacy has decided to make the walk-in...

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Volunteers needed for HIV vaccine trial

Researchers looking for men, trans women who have sex with men to participate in study DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com UT Southwestern continues recruiting volunteers to participate in a vaccine trial that...

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AOC to host new Magic Johnson HIV/AIDs clinic

Gould expects new clinic to open in April, giving HIV/AIDS patients in Tarrant County more options for care Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Officials at AIDS Outreach Center of Tarrant County and...

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Not just a ‘female problem’

Research shows that as many as 15 percent of gay, bi men have eating disorders, but most who do won’t seek treatment Catherine Nordon  |  Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com I have grown uncomfortably comfortable in the...

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WPATH symposium set for September

Feleshia Porter Local therapist Feleshia Porter says she looks forward to attending conference for professionals in gender studies DRACONIS VON TRAPP | Intern intern@dallasvoice.com The World Professional Association for...

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