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Cruises Change Itineraries Due to Ebola Concerns

Oct 7
Several cruise lines have changed itineraries due to concerns over Ebola, canceling port stops in West Africa.

US Health Providers Expand Their Ebola Precautions

By David B. Caruso | Oct 7
Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they've secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.

Fenway Gets $800K To Study Health of FTM Transpeople

By EDGE | Oct 7
The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health has been approved for an $813,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the sexual health of female-to-male (FTM) transgender people.

3 Win Medicine Nobel for Discovering Brain's GPS

By Karl Ritter and Malin Rising | Oct 6
A U.S.-British scientist and a Norwegian husband-and-wife research team won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the brain's navigation system - the inner GPS that helps us find our way in the world.

Man With Ebola Virus Flew Roundabout Trip to U.S.

By David Koenig, Scott Mayerowitz | Oct 2
The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts.

Officials: About 80 Being Monitored for Ebola

By David Warren | Oct 2
Health officials in Texas say about 80 people are being monitored for symptoms of Ebola, those who came in contact with the infected man and their contacts.

ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
The transgender community championed A.C.A.'s coverage of transgender surgery, but in reality, they pay only a small amount, and may not offer talented physicians.

Treating the Symptoms of Menopause

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
September is National Menopause Awareness Month, and Alyssa Dweck, MD, will give you some helpful tips on managing the symptoms.

LGBT Folks Lack Health Coverage

By Christiana Lilly | Sep 28
LGBT people are more likely than their straight peers to not have health insurance, according to a new study.

Slow Down, Breathe, Relax -- Let Go

By Jacob Glass | Sep 27
The way back to the peace, love and joy of the spiritual life is not a path in which we learn to win the fight. In fact, it is one in which we rise above the battleground entirely while still going about our normal daily routine.