Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers | Health and Fitness

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers approved sweeping legislation Thursday to outlaw gender-affirming medications for transgender youths, as well as a separate measure setting rules about school bathrooms and prohibiting early classroom instruction on sexual and gender identity — a bill critics have dubbed “Don’ t Say Gay.” The … Read more

Families, doctors contest Alabama transgender treatment ban | Health and Fitness

Families, doctors contest Alabama transgender treatment ban |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Families with transgender teens sued the state of Alabama in federal court on Monday to overturn a law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity. The two lawsuits—one … Read more

Transgender treatment ban challenged by lawsuit in Alabama | Health and Fitness

Transgender treatment ban challenged by lawsuit in Alabama |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two families with transgender teens and two physicians sued the state of Alabama on Monday to overturn a law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity. The lawsuit … Read more

Reiki, massages and more: Wellness retreats on Long Island, in New York State

Reiki, massages and more: Wellness retreats on Long Island, in New York State

Life for most involves things like work, family, and responsibilities, or maybe even a combination of all of the above. So maybe, you are ready to take a day or two and just take care of … yourself. If it’s finally time to put some positive energy and peace inward, a wellness retreat can be … Read more

7 fitness apps beginners may want to check out

7 fitness apps beginners may want to check out

Indeed, thanks to fitness apps, we can access countless thousands of at-home workouts right from our smart devices Getty Images/iStockphoto Spring is coming — and some of you may finally want to make good on those promised to start a fitness routine, even if this season has plenty of April showers. Thanks to fitness apps, … Read more

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers | Health and Fitness

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers |  Health and Fitness

By KIM CHANDLER – Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers approved sweeping legislation Thursday to outlaw gender-affirming medications for transgender youths, as well as a separate measure setting rules about school bathrooms and prohibiting early classroom instruction on sexual and gender identity — a bill critics have dubbed “Don’ t Say Gay.” The … Read more