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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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90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, CNN/KFF poll shows

CNN — An overwhelming majority of people in the United States believe the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new CNN poll in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine in 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the U.S. today. Asked to rate the seriousness …

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The flu is ‘picking up speed’ in the US as health officials prepare for a potentially severe season

CNN — American health officials are growing concerned about this year’s flu season — and are already seeing signs that the virus is spreading. As the 2022-23 flu season begins, a California high school faces a “high number of absences” among students due to possible cases of the flu. Influenza activity in the United States …

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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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90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, CNN/KFF poll shows

CNN — An overwhelming majority of people in the United States believe the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new CNN poll in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine in 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the U.S. today. Asked to rate the seriousness …

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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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