Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

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How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

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I’m a Pediatrician Who Cares for Transgender Kids – Here’s What You Need to Know About Social Support, Puberty Blockers and Other Medical Options That Improve Lives of Transgender Youth

A gender-affirmative approach and evidence-based medicine allows young transgender people to live in the world as their authentic selves

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Top 10 Hair Care Tips to Get Your Best Look

Experts weigh in on the secrets to having healthy hair

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15 (More) Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

In the second part of our two-part interview, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why you should eat with your nondominant hand, why you should avoid sugar, the importance of connecting with other people, and more

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15 Minutes With Dr. Sanjay Gupta

In the first part of our two-part interview, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses what it was like to operate on a brain for the first time, his personal connection to brain health and ways to keep your brain healthy

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Suffering in Silence: Middle-Aged Women and Eating Disorders

Shedding light on a condition that's more common than you think

Self-Care & Mental Health

Why Being Stuck at Home – and Unable To Hang Out in Cafes and Bars – Drains Our Creativity

By encouraging random encounters and free-flowing conversation, coffee shops are engines of innovation

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How I Confronted My Fear of Death

Grieving my father-in-law and fighting my own anxiety, I visited seven festivals for the dead in seven countries. Here's what I learned.

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