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Transgender people deserve insurance coverage

By Editorial Board

November 17, 2014

Aetna, an insurance company that participates in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, announced Oct. 31 that it would cover surgical gender reassignment procedures for federal workers beginning in 2015.Aetna is one of many insurance companies to cover sex-change operations in recent months. Medicare, the federal insurance program for retired and disabled individuals, announced July 2 that it will offer coverage for s...

Silenced nerve cell leaves ‘love hormone’ unrequited

Silenced nerve cell leaves ‘love hormone’ unrequited

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 3, 2014

The brain is ruled by the interactions of chemicals and receptors. However, new research emphasizes that those reactions often radiate beyond the brain, affecting the body’s physiological processes ...

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