Health/Fitness

New Report from OWL Highlights Models of Aging-Friendly Communities 

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 6
The Older Women's League releases their annual Mother's Day report, and invites Chicagoans to discuss it at a May 7 Community Forum.

Study Shows Stigma Prevents Black Female College Students From Using Online HIV Resources

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 6
New research finds that black female college students were often unlikely to use online resources related to HIV prevention, due to the stigma associated with the disease.

Fight Against HIV Far From Over in West and Central Africa

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 6
People living with HIV/AIDS in West and Central Africa continue to suffer needlessly and die silently despite globally-agreed goals to curb the HIV epidemic by 2020, says Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières.

16th Annual Legacy Grace Project Conference for Women with HIV/AIDS

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | May 5
This weekend, May 6-8, Legacy Counseling Center holds the largest conference for women living with HIV/AIDS in the nation.

Reid Ewing Teams Up With SAMHSA To Help Mentally Ill Youth

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 5
Actor Reid Ewing of the ABC hit series "Modern Family" will join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, May 5, at the Jack Morton Auditorium in DC.

Health

Candace Cameron Bure Helps Kick Off 'Eating Recovery Day'

On Tuesday, May 3, Candace Cameron Bure and Eating Recovery Center (ERC) hosted the first-ever "Eating Recovery Day" to discuss the pervasive nature of eating disorders and to inspire hope for recovery for those who are suffering.

Fitness

Injury-Free Workout Plan

By following a few simple steps you can avoid most common exercise-related injuries and be well on your way to making this your healthiest year ever.