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NIH Announced Formal Designation of Sexual and Gender Minorities as Health Disparity Population

On October 6, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the formal designation of sexual and gender minorities (SGMs) as a health disparity population for NIH research. The designation builds on the 2011 IOM report The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding.

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