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Care Network to Make Changes after Trans Discrimination Case

Care Network to Make Changes after Trans Discrimination Case

By Patrick Whittle | Jun 13, 2022

A network of adult care facilities in Maine will adopt a nondiscrimination policy about the care of transgender people as part of a settlement with a woman who filed a human rights complaint against the company.

UK Reports 104 More Cases of Monkeypox, Mostly in Men

UK Reports 104 More Cases of Monkeypox, Mostly in Men

Jun 13, 2022

British health officials have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.

New Beginnings at Recovery Unplugged

New Beginnings at Recovery Unplugged

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 13, 2022

For Texan CJ Salazar, addiction was a way of life since his teen years. But with the help of family, he found a safe space to find himself at Recovery Unplugged.

Judge Blocks Texas Investigating Families of Trans Youth

Judge Blocks Texas Investigating Families of Trans Youth

By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 11, 2022

A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse.

Watch: Justin Bieber Reveals Rare Disorder Behind Facial Paralysis

Watch: Justin Bieber Reveals Rare Disorder Behind Facial Paralysis

Jun 11, 2022

Justin Bieber says a rare disorder that paralyzed half of the superstar performer's face is the reason behind his tour postponement.

British Scientists Say it's Unclear if Monkeypox has Peaked

British Scientists Say it's Unclear if Monkeypox has Peaked

By Maria Cheng | Jun 10, 2022

British health officials said they cannot tell if the spread of monkeypox has peaked in the country as they announced another 45 cases Friday, bringing the total in the disease's biggest-ever outbreak beyond Africa to 366 cases.

New Lawsuit Filed over Texas Trans Family Investigations

New Lawsuit Filed over Texas Trans Family Investigations

By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 9, 2022

Three Texas families sued the state Wednesday seeking to halt investigations of them over gender-confirming medical treatments their transgender children received, in a renewed challenge to the state looking into such treatments as child abuse.

New Vaccine May be Option for Troops with Religious Concerns

New Vaccine May be Option for Troops with Religious Concerns

By Lolita C. Baldour | Jun 9, 2022

A COVID-19 vaccine that could soon win federal approval may offer a boost for the U.S. military: An opportunity to get shots to some of the service members who have refused on religious grounds.

Tikva Takes CBD to the Next Level

Tikva Takes CBD to the Next Level

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 9, 2022

It may be difficult to navigate through the ever-expanding CBD universe, but Tikva — a pharmaceutical-backed company offering CBD products — is taking natural health product to the next level.

UK: 73 New Monkeypox Cases, Biggest Outbreak Outside Africa

UK: 73 New Monkeypox Cases, Biggest Outbreak Outside Africa

By Maria Cheng | Jun 6, 2022

British officials reported 73 more monkeypox cases Monday, raising the total to more than 300 across the country. To date, the U.K. has the biggest identified outbreak of the disease beyond Africa, with the vast majority of cases in gay and bisexual men.

Bender Boo-boo? Try Booze Bandage!

Bender Boo-boo? Try Booze Bandage!

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 6, 2022

Waking up with a throbbing head after a night of a little too much fun is. well...no fun. But with Booze Bandage you've got immediate hangover first aid, or better yet, a preventative measure.

Transgender Youth Treatment under Fire in Florida Again

Transgender Youth Treatment under Fire in Florida Again

By Anthony Izaguirre | Jun 5, 2022

Florida health officials have asked the state medical board to draft new policies that would likely restrict gender dysphoria treatments for transgender youth as the state amps up its ongoing attacks.

Researchers: Breast Cancer Drug Could Help More Patients

Researchers: Breast Cancer Drug Could Help More Patients

By Carla K. Johnson | Jun 5, 2022

For the first time, a drug targeting a protein that drives breast cancer growth has been shown to work against tumors with very low levels of the protein.

World Health Organization: Monkeypox 'Not a Gay Disease,' so Go to Pride

World Health Organization: Monkeypox 'Not a Gay Disease,' so Go to Pride

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 4, 2022

Good news, Pride goers: The World Health Organization has issued a clean bill of health for this summer's celebrations, noting that Monkeypox "is not a gay disease" and should not disrupt your plans.

Melatonin Poisoning Reports are Up in Kids, Study Says

Melatonin Poisoning Reports are Up in Kids, Study Says

By Mike Stobbe | Jun 3, 2022

Researchers are drawing attention to a rise in poisonings in children involving the sleep aid melatonin — including a big jump during the pandemic.

Novel Genetic Experiment Shrinks Tough-to-Treat Cancer

Novel Genetic Experiment Shrinks Tough-to-Treat Cancer

By Lauraan Neergaard | Jun 2, 2022

A woman with advanced pancreatic cancer saw her tumors dramatically shrink after researchers turbocharged her own immune cells in a possible way to someday treat a variety of cancers.

Africans See Inequity in Monkeypox Response Elsewhere

Africans See Inequity in Monkeypox Response Elsewhere

By Maria Cheng and Chinedu Asadu | Jun 1, 2022

The resources to slow the spread of monkeypox have long been available — just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades.

Research: Health Disparities Affect Cancer Outcomes for Sexual, Racial Minorities

Research: Health Disparities Affect Cancer Outcomes for Sexual, Racial Minorities

May 31, 2022

New research shows how health disparities affect cancer outcomes for LGBTQ+ people and other minorities.

WHO: Monkeypox Won't Turn into Pandemic, but Many Unknowns

WHO: Monkeypox Won't Turn into Pandemic, but Many Unknowns

By Maria Cheng | May 30, 2022

The World Health Organization's top monkeypox expert said she doesn't expect the hundreds of cases reported to date to turn into another pandemic, but acknowledged there are still many unknowns about the disease.

Report: Poppers Now Popular on the Straight Party Scene

Report: Poppers Now Popular on the Straight Party Scene

May 28, 2022

According to The New York Times, poppers — long used by gay men — are growing increasingly popular in the straight party scene.

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