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New Trump administration rule would weaken protections for transgender people in health care – The Washington Post

Openly gay politicians and their supporters called on the Republican-controlled Senate to pass the Equality Act. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) May 24 at 9:33 AM The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed a rule that civil rights groups warn may be used to deny care to transgender patients. Under the Obama administration, HHS… Read More »

U.S. Avocado Supplies Would Run Out In Less Than A Month If The Mexico Border Closes This Week

Maria Meier / EyeEmGetty Images As President Trump continues his threats to close the border, analysts are looking at how that would impact Americans’ food supply. In a report published today, Reuters cited recent data from the United States Department of Agriculture that says nearly half of all imported vegetables and 40 percent of imported… Read More »

Viewpoints: Any Other Public Health Problem Would Be Researched. Why Not Guns?; Remove Restrictions On Prescribing Buprenorphine To Treat Opioid Addiction

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. Bloomberg: More Gun Research Will Lead To Better Firearm Policies A congressional subcommittee held a hearing last week on the state of gun violence research in the U.S. The conclusion? It’s shamefully incomplete.As Andrew Morral of the Rand Corporation testified, “We know little about… Read More »