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Doctors Group Recommends Support for Transgender Children

Doctors Group Recommends Support for Transgender Children

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 17
A doctors group took a stand in support of transgender children Monday, offering advice in what it called "a rapidly evolving" field.

The Apple Watch is Inching Toward Becoming a Medical Device

The Apple Watch is Inching Toward Becoming a Medical Device

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 14
Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device.

Maryland Suit Seeks to Protect U.S. Health Law From 'Sabotage'

Maryland Suit Seeks to Protect U.S. Health Law From 'Sabotage'

Sep 14
Maryland's attorney general on Thursday filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's administration for recurring efforts he says are intended to dismantle the national health care law and chase people away from coverage.

In Trump's First Year, Uninsured Rate Unchanged

In Trump's First Year, Uninsured Rate Unchanged

Sep 13
Despite Republican resistance to the federal health law, the percentage of Americans without health insurance in 2017 remained the same as during the last year of the Obama administration.

Why Goosebumps are Good for Your Mental Wellbeing

Why Goosebumps are Good for Your Mental Wellbeing

Sep 13
Goosebumps are good for your mental wellbeing, experts have claimed. Researchers who studied 100 test subjects believe goosebumps experienced when watching live entertainment put us in a positive mindset -- boosting our mental health.

NYC to Add Nonbinary 'X' Designation to Birth Certificates

NYC to Add Nonbinary 'X' Designation to Birth Certificates

Sep 13
People born in New York City who don't identify as male or female will have the option of changing their birth certificates to "X'' under legislation passed Wednesday by the City Council.

Study Reveals Which Transgender Teens Have Highest Suicide Risk

Study Reveals Which Transgender Teens Have Highest Suicide Risk

Sep 12
Research has shown that transgender adolescents are at greater risk for attempting suicide than cisgender teens, who identify with the gender they were assigned at birth. A new study from the University of Arizona takes a deeper look at who is at risk.

4 Honored for Genetic Research and Developing Anesthetic

4 Honored for Genetic Research and Developing Anesthetic

By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 12
Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia."

8 Tips for Treating Deep, Painful Pimples

8 Tips for Treating Deep, Painful Pimples

Sep 12
Although acne comes in many forms, the most severe type of acne is a pimple that develops deep in the skin, causing a red, swollen and painful bump. Fortunately, there are ways to tackle this type of acne at home to alleviate pain and reduce swelling.

How Secure is Obamacare?

How Secure is Obamacare?

Sep 11
After years of trying to demolish former President Barack Obama's prized law, GOP leaders still lack the votes to succeed. Easing premium increases have left top Republicans showing no appetite to quickly refight the repeal battle.

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