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Celebrity Suicides Highlight Troubling Midlife Trend

Celebrity Suicides Highlight Troubling Midlife Trend

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 11
The deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade highlight a troubling trend -- rising suicides among middle-aged Americans.

AHF Rolls Out Lifesaver Bus at LA Pride and Beyond

AHF Rolls Out Lifesaver Bus at LA Pride and Beyond

Jun 11
This year the AIDS Healthcare Foundation is hailing condoms as a "Lifesaver" in the Pride artwork for messaging, placards, posters and buses -- all the more timely given the unfortunate explosion of STD rates in California and nationwide.

'Dancing Doctor' Accused of Malpractice

'Dancing Doctor' Accused of Malpractice

Jun 9
Authorities have suspended the license of a doctor in suburban Atlanta who posted videos of herself dancing with a scalpel over anesthetized patients during plastic surgery operations.

Justice Dept. Takes Aim at Heart of Health Law

Justice Dept. Takes Aim at Heart of Health Law

By Mark Sherman | Jun 8
The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act.

Sobering Report Teases Out Factors Leading to Suicides

Sobering Report Teases Out Factors Leading to Suicides

By Carla K. Johnson | Jun 8
Suicide rates inched up in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016, according to a new government report released Thursday.

Iowa Judge Rules Transgender Women Deserve Surgery Coverage

Iowa Judge Rules Transgender Women Deserve Surgery Coverage

By David Pitt | Jun 8
Iowa cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment surgery, a state court judge ruled Thursday, declaring a policy denying their care violates the Iowa Constitution and its civil rights law.

Kate Spade's Husband Says She Suffered from Depression

Kate Spade's Husband Says She Suffered from Depression

Jun 7
The husband and business partner of designer Kate Spade, who died in an apparent suicide, said she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years.

Queer Couple Talks About Sex While Transitioning

Queer Couple Talks About Sex While Transitioning

Jun 6
A next-generation community platform invited a queer couple to talk about sex, identity, and transitioning while in a relationship.

Transgender Librarian Files Suit Over Alaska Health Policy

Transgender Librarian Files Suit Over Alaska Health Policy

By Becky Bohrer | Jun 6
A transgender woman filed a discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Alaska, saying she was denied coverage for medically necessary surgical treatment.

Detroit-Area Couple in Court Over Control of Frozen Embryos

Detroit-Area Couple in Court Over Control of Frozen Embryos

By Ed White | Jun 5
A Detroit-area woman seeking custody of as many as 10 frozen embryos is asking a judge to appoint a guardian over them while she clashes with her former partner for control.

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