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Denying Transgender Identity Can Seriously Impact Mental Health

Denying Transgender Identity Can Seriously Impact Mental Health

By Bethany Grace Howe | Dec 13
The impact of statements or actions that are subtly and even unintentionally discriminatory, what researchers call "microaggressions," is measurable and real.

ACA Sign-Ups Lagging as Saturday Deadline Looms

ACA Sign-Ups Lagging as Saturday Deadline Looms

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 13
With just days left to enroll, fewer people are signing up for the Affordable Care Act , even though premiums are stable, more plans are available and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help.

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Dec 12
For those living with HIV or associated autoimmune diseases, a season marked by decadent meals and running around visiting family and friends can make getting through each day a physical and mental challenge

Staying Sober During the Holidays

Staying Sober During the Holidays

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 12
Music-based treatment organization Recovery Unplugged offers tips on how to stay sober during one of the most stressful times of the year.

5 Mindful Resolutions for a Happier 2019

5 Mindful Resolutions for a Happier 2019

Dec 11
Mindfulness expert Julie Potiker offers five tips to stay calm, clear, and peaceful in 2019.

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had Second Kidney Transplant

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had Second Kidney Transplant

Dec 11
"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother.

Study Links Frequent Red Meat Consumption with Chemical Associated with Heart Disease

Study Links Frequent Red Meat Consumption with Chemical Associated with Heart Disease

Dec 11
Researchers have identified another reason to limit red meat consumption: high levels of a gut-generated chemical called trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), that also is linked to heart disease.

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

By Michelle Andrews | Dec 10
The annual open-enrollment period for people who buy their own insurance on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ends Dec. 15 in most states.

Drugmaker to Sell Cheaper Generic Rival to EpiPen

Drugmaker to Sell Cheaper Generic Rival to EpiPen

Dec 10
Generic drugmaker Sandoz announced plans Thursday to start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year.

Beware of Natural Supplements for Sex Gain and Weight Loss

Beware of Natural Supplements for Sex Gain and Weight Loss

By C. Michael White | Dec 8
I'm concerned about the hidden inclusion of prescription drugs in supplements. It increases the risk of patient harm, and it allows people to attribute the benefits and harms they experience to an herb rather than to the true culprit.

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