Tag Archives: Institute of Medicine

At Last, Sexual Orientation Question is Added
To CDC’s Youth Risk Factor Behavior Survey

Tweet On the heels of LGBT Pride events last weekend, PatientPOV.org takes a look at efforts to include LGBT individuals in health services research, health planning, and systems of care. Efforts to reduce disparities did not end with the defeat … Continue reading

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To CDC’s Youth Risk Factor Behavior Survey

Testosterone Replacement Trials Proceed Slowly

Tweet (part 2 of 2 posts) Alerting men to screening and treatment for low testosterone may get them in to their doctors faster, but they may be astounded to learn that the science in the field is wanting. The National … Continue reading

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After New York Passes Lesbian and Gay Marriage,
A Challenge to the Media

Tweet I am thrilled to be a New Yorker today!! Marriage is a fundamental right for all Americans. But it is far from over.  I am troubled that so many of my peers ignore lesbian and gay issues, leaving it … Continue reading

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