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Medicare Now Covers Gender Reassignment Surgery

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May 31, 2014
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The Department of Health and Human Services ruled to drop a 33-year ban on Medicare coverage for gender reassignment surgery. Video provided by Newsy


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Newsy (Mar. 29, 2014) — A 12-year-old girl is recovering following weight-loss surgery last week. Alexis Shapiro started gaining weight after brain surgery in 2011. Video provided by Newsy
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Colombia's Post Weight-Loss Patients Find Help in Surgery

Colombia's Post Weight-Loss Patients Find Help in Surgery

AFP (Nov. 3, 2014) — Yuli Cruz lost 49 kilos after undergoing bariatric surgery in Colombia. But the weight loss came at a price: she was left with saggy skin which was causing her discomfort. So she decided to undergo reconstructive plastic surgery. Duration: 00:54 Video provided by AFP
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Mental Wellness in an App

TheStreet (Nov. 19, 2013) — Obamacare covers mental health, but patients may want to try the mobile Mental Workout as a first step to mental wellness.
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