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Wyoming Bill Would Criminalize Gender-Related Treatments For Children; LGBTQ Ally Says It’s Overreach

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A Wyoming lawmaker says gender-related medical procedures on minors is child abuse and wants the Legislature to act. But an LGBTQ advocate says that would be government overreach.

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California’s Sanctuary Rule For Child Sex Changes Doesn’t Impact Wyoming Because Wyoming Has No Laws Against It

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California has enacted a sanctuary law for out-of-state minors seeking transgender medical care and procedures, but it may not interfere with Wyoming’s laws – because Wyoming has no law against transgender medical procedures for minors.

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With Two New Monkeypox Cases, Wyoming No Longer Has Fewest In Country

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The Wyoming Department of Health confirmed two more cases of monkeypox, one in Natrona and one in Campbell County. With four cases, Wyoming no longer has the fewest monkeypox cases in the country.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Explode In Wyoming; Doctor Cites Poverty, Social Media, Boredom

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Some Sexually Transmitted Infections were up 30% in Wyoming for 2021 with Fremont County recording the highest rates.

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Basin, Wyoming Nursing Home Struggles To Keep Doors Open 

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The Bonnie Bluejacket Care Facility near Basin and Greybull is just one of many nursing homes in the region facing the possibility of closure because of financial difficulties.

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Riverton Family Defends Son’s Chemotherapy Pause; Doctor Calls Authorities  

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Fearing their child could handle no more chemotherapy, a Riverton family took a break from the treatment while pursuing alternate medicine. They are now under investigation for child neglect.

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Wyoming Gets First Case Of Monkeypox; No Longer Only State In Nation Without It

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The Wyoming Dept of Health on Monday announced that a Laramie County man has come down with monkeypox.

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Wyoming Is Only State Without Monkeypox But Vaccine Is Available For Select People

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The Wyoming Dept of Health announced on Tuesday that the monkeypox vaccine is now available to a select group of people. Wyoming remains the only state in the nation without a confirmed monkeypox case.

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Mysterious Hepatitis Outbreak In Children Skips Wyoming So Far

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Although three neighboring states have seen the mysterious hepatitis cases in children now being reported nationally, the phenomenon hasn’t hit Wyoming.

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