Extreme Florida Anti-Transgender Health Care Bill Clears Legislative Hurdle

A Florida bill that critics call the most extreme anti-transgender legislation pending anywhere in the country cleared a Republican-controlled state House subcommittee on Wednesday. The measure, which advanced on a 12-5 vote, would block health insurance providers — including private ones — from covering gender-affirming care for adults, bar minors from receiving any gender-affirming care, … Read more

Does Matcha Have Skin Care Benefits? Dermatologists Weigh In

Take a quick scroll through TikTok’s skin care content, and you’re bound to find videos of users claiming matcha has changed their skin. The benefits of drinking matcha tea are well documented, but now people are applying the Japanese-style powder of green tea leaves to their skin with masks and cleansers — and more beauty … Read more

Georgia Legislature Sends Anti-Trans Health Care Bill To GOP Governor

Georgia’s Republican-controlled legislature sent a bill Tuesday to the desk of Gov. Brian Kemp (R) that would bar health professionals from administering certain types of gender-affirming care to minors, making it the latest Republican-led state to advance such a ban. The legislation seeks to outlaw surgical procedures and hormone replacement therapies for transgender patients under … Read more

Jenna Lyons, Influencers Share Their Skin Care Recommendations

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Maryland House Passes Bill Requiring Gender-Affirming Care Under Medicaid

Maryland’s House of Delegates passed a bill on Saturday that would expand the state’s Medicaid program to cover gender-affirming procedures for transgender, intersex, nonbinary, two-spirit and all other gender-diverse people. The Trans Health Equity Act, HB0283, would play an important role in ensuring that low-income transgender Maryland residents on Medicaid can have access to hormone … Read more

New Mexico governor signs bill protecting access to reproductive and gender-affirming care into law

CNN  —  New Mexico Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday signed into law a bill that prohibits local municipalities and other public bodies from inferring with a person’s ability to access reproductive or gender-affirming health care services. HB7, the Reproductive and Gender-Affirming Health Care Freedom Act, also prohibits any public body from imposing laws, … Read more

Kentucky Lawmakers Pass Ban On Youth Gender-Affirming Care

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Kentucky passed a measure Thursday to ban gender-affirming care for transgender minors, completing whirlwind voting on a repackaged proposal that triggered outrage and tears among opponents unable to stop the sweeping policymaking on a culture wars issue. Supporters of the proposal — which affects how gender is discussed … Read more

The best night skin care routine to keep your skin healthy

This article is a part of CNN Underscored’s Guide to Sleep, a week-long focus on everything you need to sleep better. We’ll be featuring new products and exclusive deals all week, so check in every morning to see what’s new. The classic fairy-tale character Sleeping Beauty may be fictional, but the idea of beauty sleep is not. … Read more

Harmful At-Home Skin Care Devices That Dermatologists Wish You’d Stop Using

After watching hours of your favorite skin care influencers “get unready with me” or reading the latest listicle on your preferred beauty site, it can be tempting to order a new gadget promising to give you ageless, glowy, blemish-free skin. And when many of these devices claim to offer the same results you’d see in … Read more

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Signs Arkansas Trans Care Malpractice Bill Into Law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed legislation making it easier to sue providers of gender-affirming care for children, a move that could effectively reinstate a blocked ban on such care. Sanders on Monday signed the new law, which won’t take effect until this summer. It would allow anyone who … Read more