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Transgender patients confront bias in health care
San Francisco Chronicle

Millions of aging baby boomers are tumbling headlong into their Medicare years – where they and an overburdened medical system will struggle to get along. But in spite of the way we tend to lump boomers together, they don’t come in standard sizes, or have uniform ideas or lifestyles. Lonny Shavelson reports about transgender boomers and a health care system that seems unready – and even unwilling – to take care of them.