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NIH Funds Study On Puberty Blockers, Hormones On Youth Despite Risk Of Sterilization

  • July 11, 2023

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding research on the effects of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormone treatment on youth despite acknowledgment from the grantee that these medical interventions can result in sterility. A parent or guardian consent form from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), titled “Pubertal Blockers for Minors…

Op-Ed

The Weak Evidence Behind ‘Gender-Affirming Care’ for Children

  • July 10, 2023

The Endocrine Society is ignoring the dangers that sex-change treatments pose to minors. Stephen Hammes’s response (Letters, July 5) to our op-ed (“The Endocrine Society’s Dangerous Transgender Politicization,” June 29) proves our point: The Endocrine Society is ignoring the dangers that sex-change treatments pose…

Op-Ed

Selective Research from the AAMC

  • July 6, 2023

The Association of American Medical Colleges goes cherry-picking for data supporting “racial concordance” in patient treatment. Early last month, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)—the organization that oversees the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and cosponsors the accrediting body for all medical schools— published a story claiming that …

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Race-based admission to medical schools was dangerous. Good riddance

  • July 6, 2023

Admissions policies at universities are changing — for the better. Race-driven admissions programs at Harvard and the University of North Carolina are unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the 6-3 majority, said the two programs “unavoidably employ race in a negative manner”…

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OCPA Defends Ban on Child Sex-Change Surgeries

  • June 29, 2023

The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) has joined with medical professionals to defend a new state law that prevents children younger than 18 from being subjected to sex-change surgeries or given puberty blockers or cross-sex hormones. “No reliable scientific evidence justifies the use of puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and…

Op-Ed

The Endocrine Society’s Dangerous Transgender Politicization

  • June 28, 2023

A federal court last week struck down an Arkansas law banning the provision of sex-change procedures—off-label “puberty blockers,” opposite-sex hormones and surgery—to minors. In the June 20 ruling, Judge James M. Moody Jr. repeatedly cited the Endocrine Society, the professional organization of physicians who specialize in hormones. He wrote that…

Op-Ed

Medical Education Is Infected with DEI

  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • June 28, 2023

A few months ago, I was summarily fired as an editor-in-chief of the kidney section of the most widely used medical reference. UpToDate is used by tens of thousands of physicians every day, helping them make the best and most timely decisions for patient care. Even as I was fired, UpToDate’s…

Video

Senior Fellow Mark Perry on Twin Cities News Talk

  • June 26, 2023

Tune in to Twin Cities News Talk to hear Jon Justice interview Do No Harm Senior Fellow Mark Perry on recent civil rights violations involving the University of Minnesota. Listen at iHeart Radio.

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‘Irreversible Infertility’ Listed As Risk Of Hormone Therapy On Trans Clinic Waiver

  • June 23, 2023

Advocates of so-called “gender affirming care” for children have sought to lower the minimum age for cross-sex hormone therapy, but waivers at a top Virginia clinic require parents to acknowledge a frightening list of potential permanent side effects. The waivers from the University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center, obtained exclusively…

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U.S. Trails Most Nations in Child Sex Surgery Laws

  • June 22, 2023

While many countries throughout the world have placed restrictions or bans on sex alteration surgeries for minors, the U.S. is among the minority of countries that have not significantly limited the controversial procedures. In fact, in addition to the absence of a federal law regulating the practice, the Biden administration…

Op-Ed

Public Health Goes Woke on Counting Deaths

  • June 16, 2023

A recent study on mortality rates between different races offers politicized deceptions instead of scientific inquiry. Woke ideology isn’t corrupting just our children’s education and our political discourse. Just as troubling is its destructive impact on scientific inquiry — the foundation of progress in virtually every field of life. In medical…