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Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...Advocates for transgender people note that insurers already pay for services such as hormone treatments and reconstructive surgery, but decline to cover them when they're part of a gender transition."What the rule says is they cannot...
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Fairbanks native, three-time cancer survivor shares story

...Zaverl said.Zaverl opted not to have reconstructive surgery, and said that, while she felt like a 12-year-old...soul-searching" she made the decision to have reconstructive surgery.Zaverl is happy with the results and is now...
Cameras capture brutal assault improving a little bit every day and can talk and stand up. They said he would soon be undergoing facial reconstructive surgery. They said their son has no memory of the event and did not know who attacked him. The parents said when they...
Vicious beating leads to felony assault indictment

...indicated he sustained "serious physical injury" to the left side of his face. His eye cavity caved in, requiring reconstructive surgery and the possibility of vision loss, the report says.In a press release at the time, the Juneau Police Department...
One real choice: Survive see another pink ribbon, cancer-related decisions and dealings haven't stopped. Morley has one more reconstructive surgery to undergo and she's still working toward regaining the strength and energy she knew before treatment. She's...
Brees leads Saints to 38-17 win over Miami Dolphins

...season, he drew the most interest from New Orleans and Miami, but the Dolphins, fearful of the effects of reconstructive surgery on Brees throwing shoulder, did not pursue the quarterback as enthusiastically as then-Saints rookie coach...
Fight may bring felony charges against 2 men

...Streets, police and witnesses said. The victim said he suffered multiple broken bones in his face and will need reconstructive surgery. Police did not confirm they were investigating the incident until Thursday afternoon. Witnesses said the fight...
Bicknell enters Yukon Quest

...year, she was battling chronic bad knees from a mushing accident when she was younger. After the race she had reconstructive surgery on both knees, with her left knee being completely replaced and her right knee rebuilt around a damaged knee...
Johnson, challenged by cancer, emerges as a survivor

...needed was reconstruction surgery because I was young and single. I didn't," she said. "The process of reconstructive surgery was really bad decision and I would not recommend it now." Those first implants ended up with a silicone leak...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ankle following a scramble for a loose ball, a murmur went through the Hoonah section of the stands. ``I had reconstructive surgery on that (left) ankle a couple of years ago and they put a titanium stake in there,'' Dick said. ``So...


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