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Landmark trial on Arkansas trans youth medical ban wraps up

The nation's first trial over a ban on gender-confirming care for children has ended and is now in the hands of a federal judge.

Orlando Immunology Center conducts clinical trials on World AIDS Day to help cure disease

As Central Florida observes World AIDS Day, one infectious disease center is working to get results to help combat the virus.

Denver gets go-ahead from EPA after progress on lead pipes

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday approved a nearly $700 million plan to remove all lead water pipes in the Denver region, saying the local water utility’s approach for reducing lead levels is succeedings and making swift progress.

China eases virus controls amid effort to head off protests

More Chinese cities are easing anti-virus restrictions and police are patrolling their streets as the government tries to defuse public anger over some of the world’s most stringent COVID measures.

UK ambulance service struggles in winter health care crisis

Official figures show that thousands of patients each week are languishing in ambulances outside overflowing British hospitals.

Chinese vaccine plans spark hope for end of ‘zero COVID’

A campaign to vaccinate older Chinese has sparked hopes Beijing might roll back severe anti-virus controls that prompted angry protesters to demand President Xi Jinping resign.

Judge OKs federal intervention in struggling water system

The U.S. Justice Department has received a federal judge’s approval to carry out its proposal to improve the precarious water system in Mississippi’s capital city.

FDA clears 1st fecal transplant treatment for gut infection

U.S. officials approved the first pharmaceutical-grade version of the fecal transplant procedures that doctors have increasingly used to treat a potentially life-threatening intestinal infection.

AG: Penalize doctor who spoke of Ohio 10-year-old's abortion

Indiana’s Republican attorney general has asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect.

Yale University sued over student mental health policies

Yale University is being accused of discriminating against students with mental health disabilities, including pressuring some to withdraw from the prestigious institution and then placing “unreasonable burdens” on those who seek to be reinstated.

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