Care For Young Trans Mississippians Outlawed After Gov. Reeves Signs REAP Act
Young transgender Mississippians can no longer receive standard treatments, such as puberty blockers or hormone therapy, after Gov. Tate Reeves signed the REAP Act into law Tuesday afternoon.
Medicaid For New Moms Could Last A Year—If House Speaker Doesn’t Block Bill
New Mississippi mothers who cannot afford health insurance could continue receiving Medicaid for a year post-birth after Mississippi House lawmakers advanced a bill this morning that would extend coverage beyond the state’s current two-month limit.
Six Research-based Strategies To Help Teen Girls’ Mental Health Struggles
Since 2020, a research team from the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center, has seen more changes in girls, overall, including increases in depression and thoughts of suicide, Elizabeth Englander and Meghan K. McCoy writes.