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People with HIV and their doctors have different priorities for clinical care

When Americans living with HIV were asked to rank the priority issues to be covered during a routine clinical appointment, they ranked social issues such as stigma and social support far higher than their healthcare providers, who often wanted to focus on substance use. The study by Dr Rob Fredericksen of the University of Washington… Read More »

Transgender children sense their gender identities at young ages

(Reuters Health) – Transgender children may start to identify with toys and clothes typical of their gender identity from a very young age, a recent study suggests. And their confidence in their gender identity is generally as strong as that of cisgender children, whose identity matches their sex assigned at birth, researchers found. “Trans kids… Read More »

Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-white-connected-hands-love-265702/ Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment : Youth are dealing with a world that’s far different than the one that existed even ten years ago. It can be jarring for people even ten or fifteen years older than a teenager today to… Read More »

Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding.

In a move that worries many public health experts, the federal government is quietly shutting down a surveillance program for dangerous animal viruses that someday may infect humans. The United Nations Environment Program estimates that a new animal disease that can also infect humans is discovered every four months. Ending the program, experts fear, will… Read More »

Men’s health: Huge mark-ups for hair on their heads and a bulge in their pants

Startups selling sexual-wellness drugs and treatments for baldness have upended the way medicine is sold over the internet, but their customers are paying heavily marked-up prices. Hims Inc. and Roman Health Medical, two of the most popular of those startups, sell erection and hair-loss drugs. They’re following the pharmaceutical version of a common retail startup… Read More »