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Texas moves closer to statewide ban on sex-change procedures for kids
Texas is one step closer to passing a ban on sex-change surgeries and body-altering drugs for children after state lawmakers approved legislation these extreme procedures.
Biden HHS threatens to strip Catholic hospital of Medicare accreditation over sanctuary candle
The federal government has warned a Catholic hospital that it could lose its ability to serve low-income and elderly patients if it doesn’t extinguish its sanctuary candle, which the hospital keeps lit per Catholic tradition.
Most Americans oppose men on women's sports teams, drag shows and puberty blockers for kids: poll
A majority of Americans oppose allowing men who identify as trans to compete on women's sports teams and disprove of exposing children to drag shows, a new survey has found.
'Medicine ... has been captured' by trans ideology, lifelong medical professional warns
Jennifer Lahl knows a thing or two about medicine: after spending 20 years in clinical nursing, she is the founder and president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture, which works to help educate the public about the day’s most pressing bioethical issues.
Christian MP calls for review of trans policies in schools: Vulnerable kids need to be protected
A Christian MP has called for more legal and medical guidance to govern how schools treat gender-distressed children.
Gender dysphoria most common among teenage girls with 'exceptionally high intelligence': report
A new report reveals that gender dysphoria has the highest prevalence among youth of European descent, with discomfort with one’s gender most common among children, especially girls with “exceptionally high intelligence” and a history of mental health issues.
These types of birth control raise risk of breast cancer: Oxford study finds
Hormonal contraceptives slightly increase women's risk of breast cancer, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford.
Couple accuse fertility clinic of 'falsifying records' after baby is born with cancer gene: lawsuit
A fertility clinic allegedly falsified records to conceal a mistake that resulted in a baby born via in vitro fertilization being at risk for developing cancer, according to a lawsuit filed by the child’s parents.
Is Munchausen syndrome by proxy driving kids to identify as trans? Psychiatrists answer
As the debate over transgender medicalization erupts nationwide and more states pass laws banning the mutilation of adolescents' bodies, one largely unanswered question remains: Why are so many mothers trans-ing their children?
Artificial womb technology treats human life like a 'commodity,' bioethicist warns
A viral video promoting the potential future of artificial womb technology that would allow parents to gene edit their babies as they grow inside a portable incubator is cause for concern, according to bioethicists.
10% of high school students attempted suicide in 2021; more than half of girls sad or hopeless: CDC
Poor mental health and suicidal ideation and attempts have increased among high school students over the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than half of girls struggle with “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.”
Utah bans sex-change surgeries on kids, creates new requirements to prescribe hormone drugs
Utah's Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill Saturday banning doctors from performing sex change surgeries on minors and creating new requirements for doctors to prescribe hormone blockers and cross-sex hormones to children with gender dysphoria.
Prescribing abortion pills without ectopic pregnancy screening puts women's lives at risk: doctor
Emergency room doctors have been advised to be on the lookout for patients who took abortion pills without first receiving a screening for an ectopic pregnancy, a concern some pro-life groups have also raised after the Food and Drug Administration loosened restrictions on the use of abortion-inducing drugs.
Harvard course teaches med students how to treat 'sexual minority' infants
One of the nation's most historically prestigious universities is offering a course that instructs students how to provide healthcare services to "infants" who "identify" as LGBT.
Doctors warn women about abortion pill dangers as FDA changes dispensing rules
A group of pro-life doctors are warning about the risks associated with taking abortion pills, especially without medical supervision, after the Food and Drug Administration finalized a Biden administration rule change to make the drugs available at pharmacy chains and mail-order companies nationwide.