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Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment

Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment

Surprisingly, Calgaro claimed she is not against her son becoming a female, and allegedly told reporters outside the courtroom she wanted her child to "slow down". A private health service began prescribing risky hormonal drugs to "transition" him from male to female. There have been no national surveys to estimate the number of transgender children in the United States, reports The New York Times. Read More

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Breast cancer 'more often advanced' in black women

Breast cancer 'more often advanced' in black women

Those donations allow the Society to be there for everyone touched by breast cancer, from research to education, prevention to diagnosis, and treatment to recovery. Because of the data gaps, we'll need further work to know how accurate the picture is that these results paint. This is the first time data on specific ethnicity and stage of diagnosis has been routinely released. Read More

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Of Health Working to Get Medical Marijuana Off the Ground

Of Health Working to Get Medical Marijuana Off the Ground

One couple has been buying medical marijuana illegally. There will be "a five member Medical Marijuana Commission, which will regulate the licensing of dispensaries", before the end of December. "We're gonna borrow from other states that have had experience with this and try and come up with something that works well for Arkansas ", Dr. Nate Smith, Director of the Arkansas Department of Health, said. Read More

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Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The announcement did not specify how the SDF is going to oust IS troops from Raqqa and how they are going to protect the almost 200,000 mostly Sunni Muslims living in the city. "Their goal in Syria is to protect their enclaves in the north". The U.S. -backed SDF is made up of several Arab, Kurdish, Turkmen and Christian groups that have captured wide areas of northern Syria from IS over the past year. Read More

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No charges against Clinton after new email review

Clinton's lead dropped from 5.7 to 2.9 percentage points in the week since the scandal returned, according to influential data journalist Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight .com. Traders have been anxious in recent weeks over signs that the presidential race was tightening. Comey made the announcement in a letter to Congress, saying the agency had worked "around the clock" to complete its review of newly discovered emails and found no reason to change its July finding. Read More

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"Doctor Strange" spins magic at re-energized box office

If there's one thing lacking in " Doctor Strange ", it's the slightly faulty storytelling underneath the film's magical sheen. At first glance, Kamar-Taj is a haven for holistic medicine and spiritual meditation but, led by a bald, ambiguous woman named The Ancient One ( Tilda Swinton ), its residents are actually mystic sorcerers defending the Earth from supernatural threats. Read More

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Final Demolition Begins in Calais 'Jungle' Refugee Camp

Final Demolition Begins in Calais 'Jungle' Refugee Camp

Britain on Thursday called on the French government to look after children stranded in Calais following the demolition of the Jungle migrant camp in northern France . "It is already gone but the (demolition) job will finished by Monday evening", local government prefect Fabienne Buccio told reporters as earthmovers flattened the camp , where the evacuation started on Monday. Read More

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GP Bush says relatives may vote for Clinton

GP Bush says relatives may vote for Clinton

Don't just think about it; consider the various executive-power controversies that arose in the Bush and Obama years, and write down, with a possible Trump presidency in the back of your mind, which side had the better argument. Jeb Bush, who has in the past said he would not vote for Clinton or Trump and suggested he could write someone in, responded by email to CNN's question about whether he has made up his mind about who he would vote for with two words: "Secret ballot". Read More

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Fraser Health opening free flu shot clinics

Fraser Health opening free flu shot clinics

Yesterday afternoon, at New Taipei City's Nanshan High School, where the CDC held a campaign to promote flu vaccination to the public, CDC Director-General Chou Jih-haw (周志浩) said the flu outbreak at the beginning of the year caused more than 400 deaths and resulted in more than 2,000 people hospitalized in intensive care units. Read More

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Notre Dame v. Miami '16 Highlights

Notre Dame v. Miami '16 Highlights

Adams did, bouncing off the pile for a 41-yard touchdown run to tie the game. Miami: The Hurricanes, who gave up eight sacks against Virginia Tech, struggled along the offensive line early, but took advantage of some big plays. He has another 78 carries for 285 yards and seven scores. That's been the theme song to this Notre Dame football season, blown opportunities, chances squandered, missed opportunities, self-inflicted wounds. Read More

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China's yuan firms slightly, but still near 6-year lows

After first gaining against the euro, the USA currency eased to trade flat at around $1.0877, after data showed German business morale rose to a 2 1/2-year high in October. Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in December. Chinese policy makers have downplayed the importance of the yuan-dollar exchange rate, saying it aims to keep the yuan steady against a broad basket of currencies. Read More

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Preteens need only two rounds of HPV vaccine, CDC says

Preteens need only two rounds of HPV vaccine, CDC says

Nationally, 42 percent of girls and 28 percent of boys received all three shots, the CDC data show. It's now easier for preteens to get the cervical cancer vaccine. The statement added that the "CDC will provide guidance to parents, healthcare professionals, and insurers on the change in recommendation", and that on October 7, the FDA "approved adding a 2-dose schedule for 9-valent HPV vaccine (Gardasil 9) for adolescents ages 9 through 14 years". Read More

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Kickers Miss Short Field Goals, Seahawks, Cards End In 6-6 Tie

Kickers Miss Short Field Goals, Seahawks, Cards End In 6-6 Tie

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians didn't lose last night, but he was in no mood to consider the official explanation he'd get from the league later this week. "I just came out of it too fast", said Catanzaro, who dismissed the gravity of the kick as a reason for pulling it. The tie was the Cardinals' first since December 7, 1986, a 10-10 draw at Philadelphia when the franchise was based in St. Read More

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Harry Hamm: Madea Too Much For Tom

Harry Hamm: Madea Too Much For Tom

Unlike a slasher picture, though, this movie's prank-war payoffs don't offer thrills or catharsis. A Madea Halloween has far more in common with a Halloween episode of a sitcom than a Halloween movie, and, if not for its 103-minute running time, would have even more in common with a skit performed by a church youth group on the Sunday before Halloween . Read More

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