Transmen

A district court judge in Minnesota has lifted a decade-long ban on controversial sex change surgeries, according to published reports.

Ramsey County Judge William Leary made the ruling in a lawsuit filed by a 64-year-old biological woman who was denied Medicaid coverage to pay for her double mastectomy.

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Philadelpia Main Line

A rare lung infection that affects affluent older white women has doctors stumped. The infection is called Nontuberculous Mycobacteria or NTM for short.

The lung infection, similar to tuberculosis, is caused by a bacteria that is found in water, soil, and in the air.

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Mickailia Adu

Sade Adu‘s sexually confused daughter is documenting her journey to becoming the father she never had. Mickailia Ila Morgan, aka Ila, announced on Instagram.com that she’d started taking male hormone injections last month.

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head lice

Loyal reader Ronisha writes:

“Hey,

I was reading your blog and you mentioned only straight hair getting lice, which is untrue. I work for one of the top lice places here in NYC. I’m African American, and although not to many cases are African American, I can assure you that we do get lice.”

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heart attack

Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in America. About 1.5 million people die from heart disease annually in the U.S.

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women (more deaths than all cancers combined).

Even if you think you’re fairly healthy, you can drop dead of a heart attack at any time if you don’t know how to prevent heart attacks.

So what can you do to prevent a heart attack? Read on.

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birthmarks

Heads up, national media: this is what courage and bravery looks like — not a man wearing a dress.

19-year-old Ciera Swaringen was born with moles covering her entire body from head to toe. She is one of less than 1% of newborns who are born with the rare congenital birthmarks called melanocytic nevus.

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