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Hospital Alters Gowns to Suit Modest Tastes

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Hospital Alters Gowns to Suit Modest Tastes

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Hospital Alters Gowns to Suit Modest Tastes

Hospital Alters Gowns to Suit Modest Tastes

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Jeanne Baron reports on a hospital in Portland, Maine, that noticed Muslim women weren't showing up for a lot of their appointments. Some investigation revealed that the women were embarrassed by the skimpy hospital gowns they were asked to wear for exams. Maine Medical is now offering all its patient the option of a more modest johnny.