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Gender Clinic's Political Storm; Nursing Pillow Deaths; Drug Price Cut Concerns

This past week in healthcare investigations

Aug 30, 2023
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Low Regret, High Satisfaction Long Term After Gender-Affirming Mastectomy

Satisfaction scores after 2 years higher than surgeries in other specialties

Aug 09, 2023
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AAP Reaffirms Policy Supporting Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

Group calls for systematic review of research to "broaden and deepen" current guidance

Aug 08, 2023
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'Conscience' Bills Let Medical Providers Opt Out of Providing a Wide Range of Care

Protections for health workers may reduce standard of care, opponents say

Aug 06, 2023
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House Lawmakers Clash Over Gender-Affirming Care in Youth

Republicans say it causes long-term medical complications, Democrats say it's safe and effective

Jul 28, 2023
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Opinion
A Bright Future for Gender-Affirming Care

"There is an absolute tidal wave of providers coming" to improve gender-diverse care

Jul 27, 2023
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Opinion
Medicine's Role in Supporting Gender-Affirming Care Providers

Having to speak up as an individual makes clinicians vulnerable, says Blair Peters, MD

Jul 26, 2023
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Opinion
The Realities of Providing Gender-Affirming Surgery

Gender-affirming surgeon talks legislation, threats, and giving patients euphoria

Jul 20, 2023
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Misinformation Obscures Standards Guiding Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

Misconceptions and misinformation conflate treatments, stripping youth of essential care

Jul 02, 2023
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Suicide Attempts Nearly 8 Times Higher Among Transgender People, Study Shows

Nationwide Danish study also found that transgender people had higher rates of mortality

Jun 29, 2023
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Opinion
How to Provide Affirming Psychiatric Care to LGBTQ Teens in Transition

The most damaging factor is lack of support from loved ones, says Amanda Calhoun

Jun 25, 2023
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IG Live June 27: The Evolving Landscape of Gender-Affirming Care

Experts discuss how healthcare providers can best support gender-diverse patient populations

Jun 23, 2023
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Healthcare Violence Breaks Record; U.K. Limits Puberty Blockers; HPV Discoverer Dies

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

Jun 12, 2023
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AMA Urged to Do More to Safeguard Adolescent Gender-Affirming Care

Association needs to move from passive support to proactive protection, delegate says

Jun 11, 2023
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