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This Texas mom says she’s moving her family to California to protect her transgender daughter

CNN — A Texas mom is doing whatever it takes to keep her transgender child safe – even if that requires picking up their lives, leaving family and friends behind and moving hundreds of miles west. In a legal opinion released publicly on Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared that gender-affirming surgical procedures in … Read more

The pandemic’s toll on children’s mental health

CNN — The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating death around the world, causing millions of and leading to many more people becoming severely ill and losing loved ones. It also has led to many mental health impacts, including on children and adolescents. Examining the impact on children in 11 countries, a January study in … Read more

Researchers emphasize on health-focused rather than a weight-focused approach to treating obesity

It’s one of the most polarizing questions among clinicians: Is treating obesity while also reducing weight stigma and eating risk disorder mutually exclusive? In a recent commentary published online ahead of print in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsa team of researchers takes aim at what they say is an outdated approach … Read more