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UPMC Celebrates 500th Adult Living-Donor Liver Transplant

While many LDLTs occur between relatives, some patients receive the gift of an altruistic donation from someone they do not know, which was the case for the 500th procedure.

 

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Sequeira Trans Disclosure feature

A survey of transgender youth at a gender-affirming clinic found that 47% avoided disclosing gender identity to outside providers.

 

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Smoking And Bariatric Surgery Graph feature

While most patients quit smoking before weight-loss surgery, smoking prevalence returns to pre-surgery levels within seven years.

 

Birth rate blog feature

Fertility specialist Dr. Marie Menke connects the CDC's latest figures on declining American birth rates with delaying parenthood.