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Helen Santoro, Kaiser Health News

Helen Santoro is a reporter with Kaiser Health News.

Transgender people in rural America struggle to find doctors willing or able to provide care

By: - January 25, 2023

This story was originally published in Kaiser Health News. For Tammy Rainey, finding a health care provider who knows about gender-affirming care has been a challenge in the rural northern Mississippi town where she lives. As a transgender woman, Rainey needs the hormone estrogen, which allows her to physically transition by developing more feminine features. […]