Metro Weekly

Health

  • The Pain of Gain

    So here it is, time for your mid-week workout. But you're feeling incredibly sore from that Monday workout -- as you contemplate facing the gym...

  • Sliding Scales

    Since December, clients receiving medical health services from the Lesbian Services Program at Whitman-Walker Clinic have been required to pay a fee for their care,...

  • Kicking the Habit

    Two times as many lesbians report being heavy smokers than straight women, says the Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer, so it's no surprise if...

  • Fighting Hepatitis

    Previously we looked at hepatitis A and all the excellent reasons to get the readily-available vaccine. Now it's time to learn about hepatitis B and...

  • ABCs of Hepatitis

    How do you know if you're at risk for hepatitis? Well, do you have anal or oral sex? How about rimming? Have you ever shared...

  • Push for Pap

    If a woman rarely or never has sex with men, should she still get regular Pap smears? Absolutely, say experts in lesbian health. Yet a...

  • To Your Health

    The first annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health week is currently underway, reminding the LGBT community that its health needs go way beyond ginseng...