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Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription

10 hours ago from NY Times Health

An Arizona woman said a pharmacist denied the prescription in April. The pharmacist is no longer employed by the company, a CVS spokesman said.

This 'Shah of Sunset' tells how he dropped 40 pounds — and kept it off

11 hours ago from LA Times - Health

It wasn’t the number on the scale that galvanized Reza Farahan into doing something about his weight gain. It was a quip from a friend he hadn’t seen in a...

New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch tells Donald Trump to back off

12 hours ago from UPI

President Donald Trump has been bashing the NFL for more than a year after a few players began kneeling during the national anthem.

More than 100 accuse former Ohio State doctor of abuse

13 hours ago from UPI

More than 100 former students have made sexual assault allegations against a sports doctor at Ohio State University, the school announced Friday.

Jacksonville Jaguars' Dante Fowler Jr. suspended for violating NFL conduct policy

15 hours ago from UPI

Jacksonville Jaguars defender Dante Fowler Jr. has been suspended for one game for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

Trilobites: You Should Actually Send That Thank You Note You’ve Been Meaning to Write

16 hours ago from NY Times Health

New research showed the recipients of an emailed expression of gratitude felt much more “ecstatic” than writers expected.

Watch: Pelicans’ Anthony Davis displays nasty handles during training

16 hours ago from UPI

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis recently showed off his quick dribbling skills in an offseason training video.

Wearable device measures cortisol in sweat

16 hours ago from Science Daily

By drawing in a bit of sweat, a patch can reveal how much cortisol a person is producing. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone but is involved in many...

The New Old Age: Got Medicare Advantage? Prepare for New Perks — and New Questions.

17 hours ago from NY Times Health

Medicare Advantage plans will be allowed to cover adult day care, home modifications and other new benefits. But they may not be available to all enrollees every year.

People love to hate do-gooders, especially at work

18 hours ago from Science Daily

Highly cooperative and generous people can attract hatred and social punishment, especially in competitive environments, new University of Guelph study finds.

Bregman, Astros begin second half against Angels

19 hours ago from UPI

Fresh off winning the All-Star Game Most Valuable Player award earlier this week, Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman will try to stay on a roll when the defending World...

Watch: Roseanne Barr says she thought Valerie Jarrett was white in new video

19 hours ago from UPI

Roseanne Barr addressed her racist tweet about former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett in a new video posted to her YouTube page.

Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers

19 hours ago from Science Daily

Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications...

I got a hoax academic paper about how UK politicians wipe their bums published

19 hours ago from Physorg

I had what seemed like rather a good idea a few weeks back. Building on some prominent findings in social psychology, I hypothesised that politicians on the right would wipe...

Where the wild—and dangerous—dogs roam

20 hours ago from Physorg

When Yang Yu, VG16, arrived in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southern Qinghai, China, the first thing she noticed was the dogs. Huge and black with thick ruffs of...

'Insatiable': Alyssa Milano responds to fat-shaming backlash

20 hours ago from UPI

"Insatiable" star Alyssa Milano took to Twitter after many accused the Netflix series of promoting fat-shaming.

Woman notes $1 million mistake in bank account

20 hours ago from UPI

A Boston woman is looking back on her 10 minutes as a millionaire after a banking error was made in her favor and quickly corrected.

Indians want to pick up pace, starting with Rangers

20 hours ago from UPI

Cleveland has enjoyed a successful first half of the 2018 season, leading the American League Central by 7 1/2 games as it continues play after the All-Star break.

Report: Patriots WR Edelman to accept 4-game suspension

20 hours ago from UPI

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman won't pursue further legal action and will accept his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to a report Friday from...

What was it like to go to the moon? We asked Buzz Aldrin

20 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Twenty-five years after the moon landing, Buzz Aldrin told CBC about his memories from the events of July 20, 1969.

Young people who frequently argue with their parents are better citizens, research finds

21 hours ago from Physorg

Teenagers who regularly clash with their parents are more likely to have given time to a charity or humanitarian cause, a study has shown.

Watch: 'Better Call Saul': Jimmy plans new illegal schemes in Season 4 trailer

22 hours ago from UPI

Bob Odenkirk is back as sketchy lawyer Jimmy McGill in the new trailer for Season 4 of "Breaking Bad" prequel series, "Better Call Saul."

Report: Bristol Palin to join 'Teen Mom OG'

22 hours ago from UPI

Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, will reportedly star in the new season of "Teen Mom OG."

Uprising in Nicaragua could spark next Central American refugee crisis

22 hours ago from UPI

Central American migrants have long been at the center of what consecutive U.S. administrations have called the immigration "crisis."

Watch: 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' to return with 12 new episodes

23 hours ago from UPI

Animated series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" will return with 12 new episodes that will appear on Disney's upcoming streaming service.

Jinger Duggar gives birth to first child, daughter Felicity

1 day ago from UPI

Reality television personality Jinger Duggar Vuolo has given birth to her first child -- a daughter.

Ask Well: Does Fidgeting Counter the Harmful Effects of Sitting?

1 day ago from NY Times Health

Any movement, no matter how slight, counts as physical activity and can be good for your health.