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New York AG Takes on Transgender Discrimination in Health Care

May 15
New York's attorney general has started a program to ensure transgender individuals have equal access to health care.

Mental Health America Kicks of Mental Health Month

By Winnie McCroy | May 15
Mental Health America (MHA) kicks off its annual observance of May is Mental Health Month and marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of MHA's online screening tools.

Vitamin B3 Could Help Prevent Skin Cancer Threat

May 15
There's important news for people at high risk for skin cancer, the most common type of disease in the U.S. Dr. David Agus, director of USC's Norris Westside Cancer Center discusses how the simple vitamin can slash the risk of cancer coming back.

First Baby Born Through Controversial Stem Cell IVF Treatment

May 14
A breakthrough in vitro fertilization procedure is giving hope to those struggling to get pregnant. Jericka Duncan introduces us to Zain, the first baby in the world to be born using the controversial stem cell technique, and his proud parents.

FDA Releases Plan to Ease Restrictions on Gay Blood Donation

By Matthew Perrone | May 13
The Food and Drug Administration is outlining its plan to end the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 32-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

Allergy Suffers Warned of 'Pollen Tsunami'

May 13
Allergy experts are warning of a "pollen tsunami," adding to the downside of spring for the roughly 50 million Americans with nasal allergies. One of the biggest pollen hot zones in the country spans the Northeast.

Study Shows LGBT Youth Delay Seeking Medical Care

By EDGE | May 11
Research has shown that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are significantly more likely than heterosexuals to avoid or delay medical care for a number of reasons.

On Natl. Women's Check-up Day, Not Enough Getting Pap Smears

By EDGE | May 11
This year, May 11 is designated as National Women's Check-up Day, part of National Women's Health Week -- a national awareness campaign from May 10-16.

Are Artificial Food Flavorings Making You Fat?

May 7
Eating healthier isn't just about fat, salt and sugar. Flavorings could be fueling America's obesity epidemic. Americans add nearly 600 million pounds of flavorings to food each year, everything from syrups to spices to sauces.

Head Games: Virtual Reality Could Improve Brain Surgery

May 6
Virtual reality is about to enter the operating room. The breakthrough technology is being introduced at a gathering of neurosurgeons in Washington, D.C. Kara Finnstrom gets a sneak preview from the inventors in Southern California.

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