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Children's Minnesota Gender Health Program begins seeing patients

Children's Minnesota Gender Health Program begins seeing patients Photo: KSTP

April 22, 2019 05:23 PM

The Gender Health Program at Children's Minnesota started to see its first patients on Monday, providing comprehensive care for youth who identify as transgender or gender-diverse, according to the hospital. 

Children's Minnesota posted the news to the blog on their website Monday.  The hospital becomes one of only a dozen-or-so hospitals that provide specialized care and support for transgender children and their families, noting that this is one of the areas within the U.S. health system where inequities still exist. 

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