august13cover.jpgAugust 2013 | Volume 96 | Issue 8

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Table of Contents


COVER STORY

Can we talk about sex? 
Seven things physicians need to know about sex and the older adult.
BY JEANNE METTNER


FEATURES

Out 
The climate has changed for gay and lesbian physicians.
BY CARMEN PEOTA

View from the Hotel California
 
Is it possible to rehabilitate Minnesota’s most serious sex offenders?
BY TROUT LOWEN

Falling through the cracks 
Health insurance policies increasingly include coverage for treatments related to gender dysphoria, but gaps remain.
BY HOWARD BELL


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Toward Better Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients 
BY DIONNE HART, M.D.

Sex Matters for Personalized Care 
BY VIRGINIA M. MILLER, PH.D.

Editor's Note


Pulse 
National Gay Blood Drive targets; FDA policy, Minnesota’s LGBT-friendly; health care organizations.

The Physician Advocate 
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
A few minutes with Carol Falkowski, news briefs, MMA in action.


PERSPECTIVE

An ethic for working in Haiti 
Solving the country’s problems requires changing the hearts and minds of those who live and work there.
BY DANIEL HOTTINGER

Fancy 
My first delivery in Africa
BY PETE OLSEN, M.D.


COMMENTARY

Promoting sexual health 
Why it’s every physician’s responsibility.
BY ELI COLEMAN, PH.D.


END NOTE

Diastole 
A poem by DIANE M. PITTMAN, M.D.