HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
New handbook addresses lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health issues

the additional need for extra screening among this patient population," he said.

To overcome such problems, the Handbook, which is published by Harrington Park Press in New York, covers a wide range of issues that practitioners who serve LGBT communities often encounter, including the inequities in health care services available to sexual minorities; the overt prejudice they often face as well as discrimination, disdain, or outright denial of services; the assumption by health professionals of risk factors based on sexual or gender orientation rather than individual behaviors and health history; the higher incidence of reproductive cancers; the confidentiality of medical records; and employment issues, to name just a few.

"For a health care practitioner who is not a researcher, this type of information is extremely difficult to track down," explained Mr. Shankle. "That is why we assembled the best and brightest people in public health to help us pull together the handbook from the available research." Mr. Shankle hopes that the breadth and scope of research in the Handbook will give practitioners the confidence and competence to give real-life Bree Osbournes and members of other sexual minorities the evidence-based help they need.

Mr. Shankle served as chair of the LGBT Caucus of Public Health Workers, in official relations with the American Public Health Association, from 2001 to 2003, and his research interests include LGBT health issues, HIV prevention in young adults and public health technology integration. He also is a founding board member of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Education and Research Trust, Inc., and is a member of GSPH's Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation.


'"/>


27-Mar-2006


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Asia-European collaboration addresses water management in Indonesia
2. New technology addresses female fertility preservation
3. New research addresses taboos around the impact of rheumatoid arthritis on patients sex lives
4. Friedman addresses UN-sponsored African workshop on E-Governance
5. UK addresses funding gap created by US anti-abortion stance
6. New pediatrician workforce policy addresses growing challenges in health care
7. SKCCs Gennadi Glinsky addresses predicting risk in cancer treatment outcome
8. Child magazine editor addresses regions first annual womens and childrens health care conference
9. Syphilis rate on rise in US gay, bisexual men
10. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
11. Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... With ProGlass Prism users now have ... Users have total control over position, rotation, distortion, edge softness, edge blur, chromatic aberration, ... Pro X. , With ProGlass Prism users are given the tools and effects ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, ... Yisrayl makes an astounding statement when he says that the entire Bible was ... details the current times so plainly that anyone should be able to see the ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Indiana Fiber Network (IFN) President and CEO Kelly C. ... Dyer started as the Chairman of the Management Committee when IFN was originally formed ... the recruitment of investor/owners and development of the business plan. He became the ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... marketing services, which specializes in thought leadership , media relations, social media, ... and services that will be powered through Act-On, an intuitive marketing automation platform. ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... MI (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... in Charlevoix, once again hosted their Military Wedding Giveaway, with the winning ... hosted by Castle Farms with services generously donated from local vendors: A Matter ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... ITL Limited, ( ASX: ITD ), ... für das zum 31. Dezember 2016 endende Halbjahr ... vorlegen zu können. Eine vollständige Präsentation „Ergebnisse von ... Sie hier . Glanzpunkte ... 2015: 1,04 Millionen USD; +104 %) Gewinn je ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... 2017  Directors from Pharma To Market Pty Ltd and Ador ... resulting in the founding of Pharma To Market Pte Ltd, based ... are pleased to announce their expansion into Asia ... . The company are delighted to appoint Joelle Chia ... Singapore based entity. Joelle brings with her an ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... 2017 Non-alcoholic steatohepataitis (NASH) Pipeline ... drugs being developed for the treatment of ... that are in various phases of development ... on novel pharmacologic drugs & regenerative medicines ... recombinant proteins and RNA-based therapeutics, but excludes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: