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New Report from OWL Highlights Models of Aging-Friendly Communities 

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

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.

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

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

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.

Candace Cameron Bure Helps Kick Off 'Eating Recovery Day'

By EDGE | May 5
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.

FDA Launches Campaign to Prevent and Reduce Smoking Among LGBT Young Adults

May 5
Of the more than 2 million LGBT young adults in the U.S., more than 800,000 smoke occasionally. "This Free Life" campaign encourages lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young adults to live tobacco free.

Ariana Grande Performs at 10th Annual Delete Blood Cancer Gala  

By EDGE | May 4
On May 5, Arian Grande will perform at the 10th Annual DKMS Gala, at Cipriani Wall Street.

First Ever Transgender HIV Testing Day Observed

May 3
On Monday, April 18, the inaugural National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) was observed in the United States.

Quigley Directs FDA to Remove Discriminatory Language from Blood Donor Questionnaire

By EDGE | May 2
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley told the FDA to remove the discriminatory question on sexual orientation from its blood donor questionnaire and replace it with a question that is based on behavioral risk and sound science.

FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking in LGBT Community

By Matthew Perrone | May 2
The Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.

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