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According to U.S. data, older African American adults are twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias than older white adults. Alzheimer’s is the sixth cause of death in the United States. ...
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The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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Beginning in the late 1980s and at the height of the HIV epidemic, lawmakers passed several laws criminalizing otherwise legal behaviors of people living with HIV and added HIV-related penalties to existing crimes. ...
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A 17-year-old transgender boy named Pax Enstad was denied medical care by his mother’s employer, a Catholic health organization called PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. ...
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Zero Weeks, a film by award-winning director Ky Dickens, weaves powerful personal stories with insightful interviews and explores America’s paid leave crisis and the cost of doing nothing. ...
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Dental Clinic

People who struggle to access and/or afford dental, medical and eye care services may receive them free of charge at the largest free health clinic ever organized in the State of Washington, Seattle/King County Clinic, Oct. 26-29, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. ...
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The Human Services Department is seeking applications from agencies to provide day services for adults 60 and older with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia condition. ...
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Same-sex couple of children who have been adopted, fostered or naturally conceived are routinely asked invasive questions at almost every injunction. ...
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Recovery Cafe

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) and the King County Public Health Department are jointly awarding $7 million for public health investments that will assist local residents in accessing medical and dental services. ...
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New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced health insurers cannot discriminate or deny coverage based on gender identity. This action will ensure that transgender or gender nonconforming individuals receive coverage regardless of whether they present as the gender to whom the service is typically or exclusively provided. ...
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