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Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition

People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in Circulation.

Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria

Primary care providers are well positioned to provide critical support and personalized care for youth with gender dysphoria and their caregivers or families, according to a review published online Jan. 21 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.

Sexual-Minority Patients Prefer Nonverbal Data Collection

Sexual- or gender-minority patients report greater comfort and improved communication with nonverbal collection of sexual orientation and gender identity information in the emergency department, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in JAMA Network Open.

Pediatricians Have Role in Supporting Transgender Youth

In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement published online Sept. 17 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented to ensure comprehensive care and support for youth who identify as transgender and gender diverse.