healthcare

Positively Informed: An HIV/AIDS Roundup

What do you really know about HIV and AIDS? How sure are you that what you know is correct or complete, and how much do you think it matters that you know about HIV and AIDS at all?

Iranian Gay & Lesbian Healthcare Providers Association

A professional organization with a mission to provide opportunities for gay/lesbian Iranian healthcare providers to network and unite, promote mental and physical health within the Iranian GLBT Community and challenge homophobia in the Iranian community.

Howard Brown

The mission of Howard Brown is to promote the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons through the provision of health care and wellness programs, including clinical, educational, social service and research activities.

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association

GLMA works to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and health care professionals.

Male Breast Cancer

Breast cancer doesn't just happen to women; while it's much more rare, males can be diagnosed with it as well. This Medline page offers resources, overviews, journal articles, news and more all about breast cancer in men. Get informed!

Kids Health

A resource that promotes positive parenting, coping with communication, mental health issues, pregnancy and parenting, and dealing with teens.

Mothering Magazine

The online companion to the print edition of Mothering magazine, offering natural and organic solutions to parenting issues. Lots of links and information on activism, pregnancy and birth, childrearing and more.

OBGYN.net

A comprehensive resource on all things dealing with women's health and health issues, aimed at women and medical professionals. While there is lots of technical information, the site offers a wiki, forums and more.

The HPV Vaccine FAQ

A vaccine is available to help prevent the spread of some types of HPV for people of all genders. Have a click to find out more about it.

M.I.A or, Dude, Where's My Period?

We get a lot of questions at Scarleteen from folks who are worried about periods that are MIA (missing in action, for us civilians). Sometimes there's a pregnancy concern, and sometimes not; but even if you're not sexually active, a missing period can be worrying.