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Gay Wrestler Supports Suicide Prevention by...Making Porn
Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery
States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

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Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

Gay Wrestler Supports Suicide Prevention by...Making Porn

By Rebecca Boone |
A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men&#...

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

By Sharon Jayson | Dec 18
The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of many countries and puts the state at the top of a host of rankings. But the familiar Texas braggadocio disappears when it comes to health care.

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

By Sarah Jane Tribble | Dec 18
When financial incentives like copay coupons and debit cards won't work, pharmaceutical companies sometimes will write a check — what they call direct reimbursement — to make sure a loyal patient will stay on a high-cost, brand-name drug.

More Calm, Less Stress: 4 Tips for 2019

More Calm, Less Stress: 4 Tips for 2019

Dec 18
Ready to step into 2019 with peace of mind? Dr. Bradley Nelson offers four insights to stay on track for a healthful and balanced new year.

J&J Report Indicates it Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Report Indicates it Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

Dec 17
Johnson & Johnson last week forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.

Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

By Rebecca Boone | Dec 17
A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison.

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States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

Dec 13
Recent analyses clearly illustrate the need for more and innovative approaches to improve awareness, access, and adherence to this powerful HIV prevention tool. Several states have already undertaken such efforts.


Health

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams, publicized Wednesday.

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Fitness Friday: Workout Tips From Chris Hemsworth's Trainer

Fitness Friday: Workout Tips From Chris Hemsworth's Trainer

Chris Hemsworth's personal trainer Luke Zocchi and stunt double Bobby Holland Hanton offer workout tips that helped the actor get in shape for "Men in Black International."