Health

Health

Zero Weeks Photo

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 Gov. Cuomo during Pride/PatriotNewswire Photo

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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The Birth Control Privacy Act would explicitly prohibit workplace wellness programs from disclosing personally identifiable information to employers about their workers’ use of birth control. ...
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Medicine syringe for a baby.

A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years. ...
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Despite decades of controversy over the procedures, doctors operate on children’s gonads, internal sex organs, and genitals when they are too young to participate in the decision, even though the surgeries could be safely deferred. ...
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Anne-christine d’Adesky in her element, at a San Francisco protest. (Photo: Juno Rosenhaus)

Exhausted from years of activism with ACT UP and The Lesbian Avengers, an organization she co-founded, d’Adesky took a break in Paris to reflect on her life while becoming entranced with long walks along the Seine River. ...
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