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Stress Takes Toll on Lesbians, Bisexuals


by Trish Bendix

Among the myths about lesbian and bisexual women that have persisted over the years, few are as based in truth as that they tend to be more at risk for certain health issues. One of those has to do with their physical health, specifically their being at risk for Type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Heather L. Corliss, a Professor at San Diego State University’s Graduate School of Public Health, has been working to make sense of why statistics prove this to be the case.

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