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Insurance plans vary in policies for gender-affirming surgeries

(HealthDay)—There is great variability in coverage and medical necessity criteria for gender-affirming top surgery across insurance companies, according to a study published in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Ledibabari M. Ngaage, M.B., B.Chir., from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, and colleagues assessed insurance coverage of “top” gender-affirming surgery and evaluated the […]

Kids Health

John Legend Reveals His Father's Day Plans

Time to celebrate! John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are planning to have a busy Father’s Day with their brood. “We’re actually going to Cannes Sunday afternoon,” the EGOT winner, 40, told Us Weekly exclusively on Thursday, June 13. “Chrissy and I are both doing things for Cannes Lions, so it’s not a bad way to […]

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Siteman Cancer Center plans 2020 opening at Memorial Hospital East

Siteman Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the region, has received all necessary approvals to construct a new facility at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, Ill., slated to open in early 2020. Washington University Physicians In Illinois, Inc., will provide specialty cancer care to patients at the Memorial East location. […]