Transgender surgeries are on the rise, says first study of its kind

In the first broad demographic study of trends in gender-affirming surgeries in the United States, researchers found that the number of operations increased fourfold from 2000 to 2014. Some of the dramatic rise, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Surgery, may be related to an increase in insurance coverage for the procedures. “Early on we recognized […]Related:A CDC researcher left work sick two weeks ago — then vanishedHealth officials fear an Australian tourist spread measles across New YorkA mother Googled her toddler’s symptoms — and believes it may have saved the child’s life
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Some of the locations where people may have been exposed include two college campuses around L.A. and the international terminal at LAX Airport
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Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
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Rise in cases shows it is time for systematic scrutiny of algorithms that determine behaviour
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This year, the number of measles cases in the United States is expected to be the highest since the disease was eliminated here in 2000, according to the CDC.Medscape Medical News
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[ANGOP] Luanda -At least seventeen cases of measles were registered throughout the country during the first three months of the year, with a total of 738 suspects, reported Monday in Luanda, the Coordinator of the Expanded Vaccination Program, Alda Sousa.
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626 people have been infected this year, the highest number since 2014, when 667 infections were recorded. Most of the new infections (68) were in New York state, which has two current outbreaks.
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The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday.
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There have been 626 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 71 more than the agency reported last week in its weekly update.
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MONDAY, April 22, 2019 -- Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases. The number of measles cases rose by 71 in the last week and now stands at 626 since Jan. 1, the U.S....
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