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Imerman Angels Cancer Support Opens Los Angeles Chapter

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
On April 12, the one-on-one cancer support organization Imerman Angels launches their third chapter, in Los Angeles.

The Food Babe: Fighting for a Healthier America

Apr 3
Web sensation Vani Hari, aka "The Food Babe," is on a mission to hold the food industry accountable, but critics accuse her of using fear tactics. She spoke with CBS News' Parvati Shallow about what inspires her campaign to improve how America eats.

Prison Ordered to Provide Treatment for Transgender Prisoner

By EDGE | Apr 3
Transgender Law Center today won a historic preliminary injunction ordering the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to provide adequate medical care, including gender-affirming surgery a transgender woman held in a men's prison.

Doctors' Fear ADHD Medicine Abuse Among Adults

Apr 2
There is a new call for immediate action on so-called "lifestyle use" of ADHD drugs. But millions more adults may be taking Ritalin and Adderall for everyday problems.

An Apple A Day May Not Keep Doctor Away

By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 31
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.

On Trans Visibility Day, Jim Colllins Announces Grant Recipients

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
On Transgender Day of Visibility, The Jim Collins Foundation (JCF) funds gender-affirming surgeries with 2015 grants.

The Intimate Connection Between Sex and Sleep

Mar 28
Sleep and sex share a wonderful reciprocal relationship in which each helps support the function of the other. It's not surprising when you understand that sex and sleep both belong to the restorative system of the body.

Aging in America, Part 3: What Can We Do for Ourselves?

Mar 27
The most promising course for yielding cost-effective and real-time solutions, while at the same time mitigating the negative impacts of an aging population, is dealing with the obvious now -- before the crisis worsens.

On National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Inequality Persists

By EDGE | Mar 25
It's National LGBT Health Awareness Week, but inequalities in health care still persist, say Cindy Leiffer, MSN, NP.

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

Mar 24
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

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