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Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

Sep 19
A California transgender man can go ahead with a discrimination lawsuit against a Catholic hospital that canceled his hysterectomy, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

Sep 19
Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to uphold an injunction that bars the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them.

A Dubious Product: A Rape Kit For Home Use

A Dubious Product: A Rape Kit For Home Use

By Victoria Knight | Sep 19
Alongside other "essential" household supplies for sale on Amazon, there's now a product offered that might give consumers pause: an at-home rape kit.

As Shock Wears Off, Mental Health Concerns Grow in Bahamas

As Shock Wears Off, Mental Health Concerns Grow in Bahamas

By Dánica Coto | Sep 18
Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history. And the extent of the storm's terror lingers on in the minds of many.

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

Sep 18
The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is launching a new program called Implanting Inspiration which will provide free dental implants for low income, underinsured individuals across the nation.

A Newly Designed Vaccine May Help Stamp Out Remaining Polio Cases Worldwide

A Newly Designed Vaccine May Help Stamp Out Remaining Polio Cases Worldwide

Sep 18
A new vaccine deliberately constructed to prevent the poliovirus from regaining virulence may be the answer.

'Jeopardy!' Host Trebek Says He's Resumed Chemotherapy

'Jeopardy!' Host Trebek Says He's Resumed Chemotherapy

Sep 17
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Why Bill Maher is Wrong About Fat Shaming

Why Bill Maher is Wrong About Fat Shaming

Sep 17
To individuals who are not obese, it can be easy to assume that overeating is strictly a failure of willpower and discipline. However, evidence shows that body-shaming and weight discrimination are misguided approaches, and often make the problem worse.

How a Person Vapes, Not Just What, Could Play a Big Role in Harm

How a Person Vapes, Not Just What, Could Play a Big Role in Harm

Sep 17
In addition to how flavors affect e-cigarette usage, there's much more that researchers need to know.

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