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Working full-time doesn’t always make it easy to get workplace health insurance

CNN — Millions of Americans have signed up for health insurance with their companies in recent weeks. But for some full-time workers, especially in certain industries like construction, work-based coverage is not an option for them. This divide was even more evident as the labor market bounced back to life in 2021 after sharp losses …

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Study finds ‘huge’ increase in children going to emergency room with suicidal thoughts

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline or visit the helpline’s website. CNN — There has been a steady rise in the number of children being seen in emergency departments for suicidal thoughts, according to a new …

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Vanderbilt Transgender Health Clinic suspends gender confirmation surgeries on minors

CNN — Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s transgender clinic in Nashville has suspended gender-affirmation surgeries on patients under the age of 18, a top executive at the center told a Tennessee lawmaker on Friday. Tennessee Republican Rep. Jason Zachary — who has asked VUMC to permanently end sex-confirmation surgeries on minors — posted a letter to …

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Don’t dabble in heart-healthy supplements, study says

CNN — Six supplements people commonly take for heart health don’t help lower “bad” cholesterol or improve cardiovascular health, according to a study published Sunday, but statins do. Some people believe that simple dietary supplements—fish oil, garlic, cinnamon, turmeric, plant sterols, and red yeast rice—will lower their “bad” cholesterol. “Bad” cholesterol, known in the medical …

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Americans have largely avoided health care inflation until now — but that’s about to change

new York CNN Business — Although Americans are paying a lot more at the pump and at the supermarket this year, they have largely been spared the price spikes for their health insurance and doctor visits. But that’s about to change. Most workers can expect premiums and out-of-pocket costs to increase at a faster rate …

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Vanderbilt Transgender Health Clinic suspends gender confirmation surgeries on minors

CNN — Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s transgender clinic in Nashville has suspended gender-affirmation surgeries on patients under the age of 18, a top executive at the center told a Tennessee lawmaker on Friday. Tennessee Republican Rep. Jason Zachary — who has asked VUMC to permanently end sex-confirmation surgeries on minors — posted a letter to …

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Vanderbilt Transgender Health Clinic suspends gender confirmation surgeries on minors

CNN — Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s transgender clinic in Nashville has suspended gender-affirmation surgeries on patients under the age of 18, a top executive at the center told a Tennessee lawmaker on Friday. Tennessee Republican Rep. Jason Zachary — who has asked VUMC to permanently end sex-confirmation surgeries on minors — posted a letter to …

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Research has found that ultra-processed foods are linked to cancer and early death

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed lifestyle that will improve your health for life. CNN — Eating a lot of ultra-processed foods significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer in men and can lead to heart disease and early death in both men …

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