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Summer Skincare and the Secret of HOCl

Summer Skincare and the Secret of HOCl

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 24, 2021

With Summer upon us and layers of sunscreen and other protectants, a high-quality skin spray is essential as part of a daily skincare regiment. HOCl is simple and effective for a variety of uses.

Unvaccinated Missourians Fuel COVID

Unvaccinated Missourians Fuel COVID

By Heather Hollingsworth | Jun 24, 2021

As the U.S. emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, Missouri is becoming a cautionary tale for the rest of the country.

What to Know About the Delta Variant

What to Know About the Delta Variant

By Aniruddha Ghosal | Jun 24, 2021

Viruses constantly mutate, and most changes aren't concerning. But there is a worry that some variants might evolve enough to be more contagious, cause more severe illness or evade the protection that vaccines provide.

Thousands of Young Children Lost Parents to Covid. Where's Help for Them?

Thousands of Young Children Lost Parents to Covid. Where's Help for Them?

By JoNel Aleccia | Jun 23, 2021

In a nation where researchers calculate that more than 46,000 children have lost one or both parents to COVID since February 2020, finding basic services has been difficult, if not impossible.

Biden Urges Shots for Young Adults as Variant Concern Grows

Biden Urges Shots for Young Adults as Variant Concern Grows

By Zeke Miller | Jun 23, 2021

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as the White House acknowledges the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.

'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Puts the Spotlight on Abrosexuality

'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Puts the Spotlight on Abrosexuality

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22, 2021

There's a whole spectrum of sexualities and orientations beyond "LGBTQ," and "Drag Race" judge and pop star Michelle Visage has been posting about some of them.

In a Murky Sea of Mental Health Apps, Consumers Left Adrift

In a Murky Sea of Mental Health Apps, Consumers Left Adrift

By Jenny Gold | Jun 22, 2021

Even as industry hype mounts, researchers and companies are scrambling to prove that mental health apps actually work.

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

By Michael Kunzelman | Jun 22, 2021

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms hit another encouraging milestone Monday: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated.

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

By Tate Gunnerson, American Heart Association News | Jun 21, 2021

For most transgender people, starting hormone therapy requires a therapist's approval. As the recipient of a new heart, Maddox Jones also needed his transplant team's OK.

What It Means When Celebrities Stay Coy About Their Vaccine Status

What It Means When Celebrities Stay Coy About Their Vaccine Status

By Eric Berger | Jun 21, 2021

The politicization of the shots, misinformation and flawed public messaging from the government have made the vaccines controversial and something some public figures are reluctant to endorse.

VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets

VA Moves to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Vets

By Alexandra Jaffe | Jun 20, 2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to offer transgender veterans gender confirmation surgery, Secretary Denis McDonough announced at a Pride Month event in Orlando.

'Protected Them to Death': Elder-Care COVID Rules under Fire

'Protected Them to Death': Elder-Care COVID Rules under Fire

By Michael Rubinkam | Jun 19, 2021

Pandemic restrictions are falling away almost everywhere — except inside many of America's nursing homes.

It's About to Get Tougher for Transgender People in Montana to Amend Birth Certificates

It's About to Get Tougher for Transgender People in Montana to Amend Birth Certificates

By Andrea Halland | Jun 18, 2021

This spring, the Republican-led Montana Legislature passed a bill signed by Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte that once again requires a court order to change a birth certificate.

CDC: Delta Variant Expected to be Dominant in US

CDC: Delta Variant Expected to be Dominant in US

Jun 18, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky says she expects the delta variant will become the dominant coronavirus strain in the United States. The delta variant, first detected in India, has become dominant in Britain.

GOP Needs New Health Care Target: 'Obamacare' Survives Again

GOP Needs New Health Care Target: 'Obamacare' Survives Again

By Alan Fram | Jun 18, 2021

The Supreme Court's latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle "Obamacare" signals anew that the GOP must look beyond repealing the law if it wants to hone the nation's health care problems into a winning political issue.

Don't Miss: Mrs. Kasha Davis and the Power of Drag, Facebook Live 6/22

Don't Miss: Mrs. Kasha Davis and the Power of Drag, Facebook Live 6/22

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 17, 2021

Join self-proclaimed workhorse queen and celebrity housewife Mrs. Kasha Davis for an intimate conversation about the power of drag and overcoming addiction.

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

An LGBTQ-Friendly Fertility Clinic Rethinks the Path Parenthood, One Step at a Time

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 17, 2021

A recent study by Family Equality indicates that regardless of annual household income, 45 to 53% of LGBTQ millennials plan to become parents. But planning and actually having a baby are two different things. Enter Prelude Fertility.

Vaccine Effort Turns Into Slog as Infectious Variant Spreads

Vaccine Effort Turns Into Slog as Infectious Variant Spreads

By Michelle R. Smith | Jun 17, 2021

As cases tumble and states reopen, the potential final stage in the U.S. campaign to vanquish COVID-19 is turning into a slog, with a worrisome variant gaining a bigger foothold and lotteries and other prizes failing to persuade some Americans to get vacc

Can You Mix and Match COVID-19 Vaccines?

Can You Mix and Match COVID-19 Vaccines?

By Maria Cheng | Jun 17, 2021

"Based on the basic principles of how vaccines work, we do think that the mix-and-match regimens are going to work," says Dr. Kate O'Brien, director of the World Health Organization's vaccine unit.

Being Vaccinated Doesn't Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here's Why.

Being Vaccinated Doesn't Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here's Why.

By Bernard J. Wolfson | Jun 16, 2021

Even if you are vaccinated, though, you don't need to change your behavior one iota if doing so makes you uncomfortable.

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