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In The Raw: Exposure to violence as a child impacts adult relationships | VIDEO

Some people can remember hiding away when the parents would “go at it” or the fear of the “bad things” when dad was drunk. Unfortunately some people have experienced never being taken care of as a child, not protected, alone trying to cope as a little kid.

The unpredictable and scary environment has a long-term impact on how we respond to others, especially in intimate relationships. As children, our brains are like sponges: We watch, learn and then replicate.

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Scott Herman's Getting Fit VIDEO: Super Spartan bars and scars!

Spartans were the ultimate warrior race. Trained since birth, they were lean, extremely strong, and the only thing that could stop them was DEATH. Even their woman could go toe-to-toe with an invading enemy force! This workout was designed to see if YOU have what to takes to claim the title of Spartan!

Can you make it through these four grueling rounds of total body endurance exercises? LET’S FIND OUT!

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What will really make you happy?

The idea of a happy and meaningful life has become unnecessarily complicated in some circles, says author and certified positive psychology coach Lynda Wallace, who left a high-powered executive career with Johnson & Johnson to pursue her real passion – helping individuals and groups achieve greater happiness and success.

Scientists on brink of HIV cure

(Editor's note: Since this article was published by The Telegraph, the Treatment Action Group has called the article "wildly irresponsible." To read the group's comments, click HERE.)

Danish scientists are expecting results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible.”

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Scott Herman's Getting Fit VIDEO: LEG-endary! Build massive legs!

It's legs day! Check out this workout to build amazing legs!

(0:20)- Routine Sets & Reps
(0:40)- Deep Squats
(1:54)- Front Squats
(3:06)- Romanian Deadlifts

TEMPO: 2-2-4
(4:21)- Leg Extension
(5:37)- Leg Curl
(6:48)- Standing Calf Raise

Check out Scott Herman's Facebook Community page where you will find more FREE fitness tips.

Health officials dispel rumors of meningitis in San Diego’s gay community

SAN DIEGO – Local health officials are disputing a media report that meningitis has been found in San Diego’s gay community, and trying to quell rumors.

An uptick in meningitis cases has been documented in the gay communities of New York City and Los Angeles. Seven men who have sex with men (MSM) have died in New York City since 2010, and at least two MSM have died in Los Angeles since December. Some LGBT activists and community leaders are concerned and trying to prevent further infections or deaths.

At least two gay men have died of meningitis in L.A. in the past 15 months

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – At least two gay men are among the 13 people who have died of meningitis in Los Angeles County in the past 15 months.

Brett Shaad, 33, of West Hollywood died Saturday night after being removed from life support. The lawyer fell ill on Monday, April 8, and didn’t go to an emergency room until Wednesday, April 10. He was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, an inflammation of the lining around the brain, and lapsed into a coma on Thursday and was later declared brain dead.

Young gay men face violence, lack housing and access to HIV services, global survey finds

A new study indicates that young men who have sex with men (YMSM) around the world experience higher levels of homophobia, unstable housing, violence and other factors that hinder access to HIV services, compared to older MSM.

Conducted by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), the analysis shows YMSM fare worse than older MSM in their attempts to access numerous HIV services, including HIV treatment.

“Existing data indicates that rates of HIV are rapidly increasing among YMSM in low and high income countries alike,” said Dr. George Ayala, MSMGF executive director.

Gay man from West Hollywood dies of meningitis

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – A 33-year-old lawyer who contracted bacterial meningitis died at 6:42 pm Saturday after being removed from life support, his family says.

“Tonight our family made the incredibly difficult decision to remove my brother Brett from life support. He died peacefully surrounded by our family and friends,” Brett’s brother, Brian Shaad, said in a statement issued on behalf of the family.

WeHo official warns of deadly meningitis strain

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – A deadly strain of bacterial meningitis, similar to the one that has been killing men who have sex with men (MSM) in New York City, has been found in California, health officials say.

Los Angeles area officials have issued a health warning and urged MSM to take safety precautions. If caught early enough, the disease can be successfully treated with antibiotics, and a vaccine is available.