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Waist Size May Better Predict AFib Risk in Men

Waist Size May Better Predict AFib Risk in Men

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Sarah Amandolare, American Heart Association News | Apr 16

Body mass index may be more helpful in predicting the risk of a common type of irregular heartbeat in women, while waist size may better predict that risk in men, new research suggests.

Here's What Leslie Jordan had to Say After Meeting Dolly Parton

Here's What Leslie Jordan had to Say After Meeting Dolly Parton

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 16

"Will & Grace" star Leslie Jordan said he was in "gay heaven" after meeting the country music icon while he recording a song for his new album "Company's Comin'."

US Opens More Distance in Worldwide Race Against Coronavirus

US Opens More Distance in Worldwide Race Against Coronavirus

NEWS | By Russ Bynum | Apr 16

The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a race to protect the population against COVID-19,

Are Black Queer Women in Hollywood About to Shatter Another Glass Ceiling?

Are Black Queer Women in Hollywood About to Shatter Another Glass Ceiling?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Darian Aaron | Apr 16

After more than a century, the glass ceiling may finally be shattering for Black queer women in the entertainment industry.

Don't Worry Be Happy: Smilyn's Optimistic Take on the CBD Industry

Don't Worry Be Happy: Smilyn's Optimistic Take on the CBD Industry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Apr 15

Smilyn combines scientific data with health-based knowledge to deliver an expansive CBD collection that celebrates and supports an active, new-age lifestyle.

Watch: Lil Nas X Hilariously Explains 'Coming Out' to Kids

Watch: Lil Nas X Hilariously Explains 'Coming Out' to Kids

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 15

"It means you're like, 'Hey everybody, I'm this thing, and you guys didn't even know that, but now you know," Lil Nas X, born Montero Hill, told the young hosts of the hit YouTube series "Arts & Raps."

Awkward! Remembering When James Franco and Anne Hathaway Hosted the Oscars

Awkward! Remembering When James Franco and Anne Hathaway Hosted the Oscars

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 15

It was 10 years ago when James Franco and Anne Hathaway made unlikely hosts at one of the worst Oscar telecasts in history.

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15

Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's' 'Gay Mac' Gets Seriously Ripped

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's' 'Gay Mac' Gets Seriously Ripped

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 15

On the FXX series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," fans have watched the radical physical transformation of actor Rob McElhenney. This week he shows off his new ripped look.

Trolls Attack Valentino's Not-So-Revealing Nude Photo, Creative Director Claps Back

Trolls Attack Valentino's Not-So-Revealing Nude Photo, Creative Director Claps Back

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15

A photo of a nude male model holding a handbag that was part of an ad campaign by fashion brand Valentino sparked a hate storm on social media. Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli clapped back at the trolls.

News

Watch: Gay Doctor Takes to Social Media to Increase Representation

Watch: Gay Doctor Takes to Social Media to Increase Representation

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15

A gay physician is making virtual house calls, of a sort, in the digital realm with social media posts that reassure LGBTQ people and model what out professionalism looks like.

Technology

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 13

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.

Finance

Does Your Business Checking Account Have These 7 Helpful Features?

Does Your Business Checking Account Have These 7 Helpful Features?

FINANCE | By E. Napoletano | Apr 14

Did you ever consider that your business checking account could offer features designed to help grow, manage and streamline your business?

Cars

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

CARS | Apr 13

Dubai said Monday that U.S. self-driving car company Cruise will become the first to operate autonomous taxis and ride-hailing services in the United Arab Emirates city of more than three million people.

Health/Fitness

India's Biggest Cities Shut Down as New Cases Hit 200K

India's Biggest Cities Shut Down as New Cases Hit 200K

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ashok Sharma | Apr 15

India's two largest cities imposed stringent restrictions on movement and one planned to use hotels and banquet halls to treat coronavirus patients as new infections in the country shot past 200,000 Thursday.

Travel

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 15

National Park Week is a chance to celebrate more than 84 million acres of land that span the country and U.S. territories — and with a bit of digging, reveal our park system's LGBTQ legacy.