Recent studies have shown an increase in depression and suicidality in transgender youth. To learn more about the mental health challenges affecting transgender youth and how clinicians can better support these patients, we interviewed Jason V. Lambrese, MD, staff child and adolescent psychiatrist at Cleveland Clinic’s Lakewood Family Health Canter in Lakewood, Ohio, and Ralph Vetters, MD, MPH, pediatrician and site medical director at the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center, a program of Fenway Health in Boston.
The 1993 US Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requirements disproportionately exclude women and Black, indigenous, and multiracial workers.
In an effort to avoid another pandemic in the coming years, Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), wants to launch an ambitious plan to make prototype vaccines that could protect against pathogens from 20 families of viruses that threaten human lives.
The FDA is concerned that obtaining falsely low test results may lead to inappropriate follow-up assessments, which may result in patient harm.
There were 101 Candida auris cases at a nursing home and 22 cases at hospitals from January to April.