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Judge OKs Transgender Inmate's Hormone Treatments

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 04.02.2014 | Gay Voices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State prison officials must immediately resume hormone treatments for a transgender inmate who argued that she suffered a medi...

Do You Have an Angry Liver?

Irene Ross | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

Located in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen, the liver is where health begins. It supports every system. It is the primary detoxifier for whatever we eat, inhale or absorb and it converts food to energy and stores it as glycogen.

Do Transgender Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage?

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 05.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.

Afraid Of My Own Crazy

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents
Jenny G. Perry

All my self-improvement stuff has made me become a really genuinely happy person. I'm no longer afraid of my crazy.

The Hormone That's Hurting Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 02.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Over the last few years, cortisol has been blamed for a surplus of health problems, including depression, weight gain...

Owning This 'Thing' They Call Menopause and Making it Your B*tch

Lisa Jey Davis | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Lisa Jey Davis

I recently wrote a book that's now titled Orchids-The New Black: How to Get Over Your Ovaries and Make the Change of Life Your Bitch. You could say I ...

Study Finds Hormones' Surprising Affect On The Markets

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2014 | Business

* Stress may be under-recognised cause of market instability * Findings are from field and lab studies of cortisol levels ...

Concerns I Have on Feeding My Family

Nicole Patterson | Posted 04.04.2014 | Good News
Nicole Patterson

I am deeply concerned on what I am feeding my Farmer and myself. Is the food that we eat really healthy for us? Will it be healthy for our kids? I have concerns about my food, just like you.

Changes in Modern Medicine: What Can We Expect?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

There are many modalities to healing. Combining experience and knowledge, gut instinct, lifestyle and, most importantly, the individuality of each patient will help counter medical reversals and better our health.

Why the USDA's Decision Could Be Bad for Our Kids' Health

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

We must protest the USDA decision to expand meat consumption in schools. It is in youth that one develops eating habits and we dare not set our children off on a path toward uninformed consumption, disease and worse.

'Hormone Disruptors' -- Not Just for Menopausal Mommas

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate Many see "hormone disruptors" and think that they only matter to "...

Fear of Injection

Betsy Boyd | Posted 02.17.2014 | Women
Betsy Boyd

On the way home, I remind myself how all of this endless drug-taking and clinical prodding are my privileged choice, my elected First World problem. This thought is mature.

Women Over 50 and Our Monumental Discovery of Our Pact with the Devil

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 02.15.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

In order for women to have the parts and hormones necessary to partake in the great privilege of giving birth, women have unknowingly made a secret pact with the devil.

Statins for Women? Not for My Patients

Kelly Brogan, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Brogan, M.D.

All told, we have here an unsafe, unnecessary product that will now be recommended to healthy people to make them sicker, all when simple, health-fortifying lifestyle changes have been proven to be effective and globally transformative in ways no pill could ever hope to be.

3 Dietary Changes to Make Before You Start an Antidepressant

Kelly Brogan, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Brogan, M.D.

Do not underestimate the power of your diet to influence your mental health and to lead you down a path of psychiatric care you may struggle to return from.

How to Make Testosterone Therapy for Men Safe

Jen Landa, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jen Landa, M.D.

Testosterone therapy should not be taken lightly but when managed properly can improve low testosterone levels, which is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and a lower mortality risk.

Lose Weight, Find Health? Sleep On It

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We have long known that sleep is of profound importance to health. We can't be too busy to get the sleep we need, unless we are also too busy to get the health and weight control we want.

It's Not You, It's Your Hormones: How Metabolic Mayhem Whips Up a Muffin Top (And 5 Foods that Reverse Belly Fat)

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Visceral fat knows how to protect its existence: it keeps that muffin top firmly intact despite your strongest efforts to banish it. Want a culprit to blame? Look no further than your hormones!

'I Am Okay That My Sex Drive Is Missing In Action'

Lori Lothian | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Lori Lothian

I'm digging around on the Internet for free porn. It's the middle of the afternoon, my 14-year-daughter is in school and my husband is out walking the dog. I'm desperate to learn something about myself: Do I get aroused when I watch an erotic film?

Solve the Energy Crisis by Addressing Hormone Imbalances

Hyla Cass, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Hyla Cass, M.D.

Are hormone swings making your life, and your family's, a living hell? By getting the whole picture, you'll know if your hormones are unbalanced, and you can take measures to remedy the situation.

5 Easy Remedies For Dry Eyes

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Dry eye syndrome is a little-known symptom of menopause. About 61 percent of perimenopausal and menopausal women suffer from dry, itchy eyes -- but only 16 percent of them realize menopause is to blame.

Testosterone: The Magic Molecule That Can Make Us a Hero, a Rogue or a Lover

Jed Diamond | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jed Diamond

We now know much more about hormones and the male body. But for most men, hormones are still a mystery.

'I Tried Male Birth Control'

Posted 08.20.2013 | Women

Male birth control might be coming sooner than we think -- and thanks to Reddit, we know something about how it might work. Redditor icheissesatch...

Should Women Consider Taking Testosterone?

Posted 07.30.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Dyett Use is currently limited, but a number of studies show considerable proven and potential benefits Na...

Lethal Placebo

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

All forms of hormone replacement for all women at menopause was never right, but nor is NO forms of hormone replacement for NO women at menopause. There was always baby and bathwater here, and we have egregiously failed to distinguish between the two.