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A Hot Flash for Lesbians, in National Menopause Month

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 1
Dr. Alyssa Dweck talks frankly about menopause, how it affects lesbians, and what you can do to ease the symptoms.

Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.

3 Generations of Swedish Family Linked by Single Womb

By Maria Cheng | Aug 28
For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured the child's mother, uniting three generations.

Pediatricians Look Back to the Bad Old Days in Natl. Immunization Month

By EDGE | Aug 26
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month this August with a series, "Medicine Before Vaccines," written by senior pediatricians about vaccinations.

Why Ordering Takeout May be the Healthier Alternative

Aug 25
The new issue of Shape magazine looks at what it calls "Take Out Nation." The article says many time-saving meals can be healthier than home-cooked food.

Can Best-Selling Bedtime Book Help Children Get More Sleep?

Aug 24
"The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep," is number one on Amazon's best-seller list.

Preventing LGBT Youth Homelessness: Ruth Ellis Center Pilot Program Keeps LGBT Foster Kids Safe at Home

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center is launching a new pilot program that could help keep LGBT at-risk youth at home, by teaching parents and guardians how to relate to them.

Report Says Health Care Costs for Transgender Military Is Minimal

By EDGE | Aug 21
A new study shows that the cost of health care for transgender military members would be minimal.

Rape Case Exposes Alleged Sexual Culture at Elite Prep School

Aug 21
A student accused of rape at an elite prep school has exposed the school's alleged sordid sexual culture.

Coffee Linked to Lower Risk of Colon Cancer Deaths

Aug 20
A new study finds colon cancer patients who drink several cups of coffee a day have lower risk of cancer returning.

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