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Gender Dysphoria occurs when there is a misalignment between the experienced gender of an individual with their gender assigned at birth and can cause stigmatization, difficulties building relationships, and poor self-esteem.
Reform of the regulatory apparatus for pharmaceutical companies is needed to prevent the continued and growing exploitation of exclusivity.
Navigating reproductive medicine in a post-Roe world is extremely confusing for all medical personnel involved and has significantly increased the risk associated with women.
Mental health care in the United States is in dire straits. California’s CARE Act offers a promising opportunity to keep mental health care within the community, avoiding the cycle of incarceration and hospitalization that other interventions could initiate.
- A Justifiable Framework Concerning Non-Validated Practice: When is This Practice Justified? Who Should Determine it?
Non-validated practices should be justified as long as all ethical circumstances pertaining to the patient are being strongly considered through a robust framework centered on the patient's best interest.
A bigger push for advocating for mental health support should be encouraged from inside the youth community itself to help normalize and support other youths in need of mental health services.
A savior sibling has been shown to be life-saving in the best of circumstances, but it is also important to acknowledge the potential harm it could cause.
While there is great potential in the use of AI-driven health care, its use must be strongly and effectively governed, with close technical and ethical oversight.
Hospice or home-based palliation at the end of life produces multiple benefits through improvements in patient outcomes and resource utilization.
Black women are three to four times more likely to experience a pregnancy-related death than white women.
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