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1.4 Million Adults Identify As Transgender In America, Study Says – NPR

NPR 1.4 Million Adults Identify As Transgender In America, Study SaysNPRThe numbers fluctuate by state, but they also double the findings from a decade ago: An estimated 1.4 million people – around 0.6 percent of U.S. adults — identify as transgender, according to a new study. "The findings from this study are critical to …Estimate of US Transgender Population Doubles to 1.4 Million... 

Health advisories posted for some Walton County beaches, tests being re-done – WJHG-TV

WJHG-TV Health advisories posted for some Walton County beaches, tests being re-doneWJHG-TVWALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Despite what an Atlanta meteorologist claimed Wednesday, no flesh-eating bacteria has been detected in waters off Florida Panhandle beaches. According to the Florida Department of Health, a "no swim" advisory …Florida officials: Health advisories... 

Minimum age to buy cigarettes in Chicago increases to 21 starting Friday – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Minimum age to buy cigarettes in Chicago increases to 21 starting FridayChicago TribuneAn ordinance raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21 takes effect Friday, a move hailed by city officials as a boon to public health, criticized by some young people as an annoyance and denounced by one local liquor store owner as the reason he …Survey Shows E-Cigarette Flavors Are... 

These jobs have the highest rate of suicide – CBS News

CBS News These jobs have the highest rate of suicideCBS NewsNEW YORK – Manual laborers in the U.S. who tend to work in isolation and who face unsteady employment have the highest rate of suicide, according to a broad federal study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that farmers, lumberjacks …Jobs With the Highest Suicide RatesHealthDayWhat Your Job Says About... 

FDA clears test for genetic markers of antibiotic resistance – CIDRAP

CIDRAP FDA clears test for genetic markers of antibiotic resistanceCIDRAPThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday approved a new test that will enable hospitals to quickly identify bacteria that are resistant to the strongest class of antibiotics. In a news release, the FDA said it has cleared for marketing the …New test helps detect drug-resistant bacteriaUPI.comFDA Supports Expanded... 
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