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Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

LGBT+ women more likely not to have health insurance, as well as not have a personal doctor, avoid medical care due to costs, and be without an annual medical visit

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The largest study involving transgender people is providing long-sought insights about their health

The largest study involving transgender people is providing long-sought insights about their health

The research examines once taboo questions about the impacts of gender transition.

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Doctors Can Dismiss Women’s Health Concerns. Here’s How To Take Back Some Control. | HuffPost Life

Doctors Can Dismiss Women’s Health Concerns. Here’s How To Take Back Some Control. | HuffPost Life:

Evidence shows women are often deemed “overly dramatic” and dismissed by medical professionals, which has deadly consequences.

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Transgender

Studies Find That Transgender Hormone Therapy Is Less Risky Than Birth Control Pills

Studies Find That Transgender Hormone Therapy Is Less Risky Than Birth Control Pills

WASHINGTON, Jan 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Novel studies published in the Men’s Health Issue of AACC’s journal Clinical Chemistry suggest that hormone therapy for transgender people increases the risk of blood clots less than birth control pills and does not increase the risk of cardiovascular disease at all. These preliminary results could help more transgender individuals to access essential hormone therapy by increasing physician comfort with prescribing it.

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Woman born without vagina gets one made from tilapia fish skin

Woman born without vagina gets one made from tilapia fish skin

A Brazilian woman, born without a vagina, has become the first in the world to undergo pioneering reconstructive surgery that successfully created a new vaginal canal using the skin of tilapia fish.

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