Nearly 1 in 10 transgender Americans use nonprescription hormones, study finds

Nearly 1 in 10 transgender Americans are turning to nonprescription sources for gender-affirming hormones — including friends, relatives and internet pharmacies — according to a new study. While the Affordable Care Act has extended health care to millions, many trans people are still uninsured or are denied coverage for transition-related care, including hormones and gender-affirming […]

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Check out top international prospects in NBA Draft: Deni Avdija, Killian Hayes, more

Most NBA fans are just now learning the name Killian Hayes, the 19-year-old French-American point guard who could be a top 5 pick in Wednesday night’s draft. The shifty 6-foot-5 lefty is among several international prospects, continuing the NBA’s global reach. Others include Deni Avdija, Israel; Théo Maledon, France; Leandro Bolmaro, Argentina; and Aleksej Pokusevski, […]

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Scientists pinpoint two new potential therapeutic targets for rheumatoid arthritis

A collaborative team of scientists has pinpointed two new potential therapeutic targets for rheumatoid arthritis—a painful inflammatory disease that affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common form of Inflammatory arthritis, affecting 1-2% of the world’s population. It is characterized by progressive joint inflammation, damage and disability, which severely […]

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Rise in hate crimes against Latinos pushes overall number to highest in over a decade

Reports of hate crimes against Latinos, including last year’s shooting massacre in El Paso, Texas, increased in 2019, while the overall number of reports of hate-motivated killings hit its highest level since data began being collected in the early 1990s, an FBI report released Monday indicated. Of the 51 hate-motivated killings reported last year, 22 […]

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