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U.S.: natural birth control methods better recognized by health authorities

17 June 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading U.S. federal agency for public health protection, recently changed its information on natural...

U.S. fertility rate drops to record low

28 May 2019

In 2018, about 3.7 million babies were born in the United States, a 2% decrease from 2017, according to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the...

The UK High Court approves sex reassignment of a four-year-old child

28 May 2019

The UK High Court found that a four-year-old child "had suffered no harm" from the full sex reassignment operation decided on by his parents. Following the...

Hundreds of teenagers are given puberty blockers

06 May 2019

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust clinic in London offers a gender identity development service. Five doctors have just resigned "due to concerns...


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