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Seattle/King County Clinic celebrates its fifth year in KeyArena at Seattle Center, Sept. 20-23. Organizers have ambitious goals of recruiting 1,000 volunteers per day to provide over $3.5 million in free dental, vision and medical services to people in need. ...
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This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced a gag rule that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, radically restrict health care providers, and impact millions of people across the country. ...
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Supplementing conventional medicine with yoga and meditation, whole-body techniques, can stimulate personal balance, promote healthy lifestyle habits, and complement your holistic healing plan. ...
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A federal court in Spokane, Wash., ruled this week in favor of the health and well-being of American teens, parents, and families - stating that the Trump-Pence administration’s early termination of Planned Parenthood’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) grants is unlawful. ...
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Once you decide that it is time to spice up your LGBT relationship, it will be time to start making a few changes inside and outside the bedroom. ...
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Over half (52%) of LGBT adults said they fear discrimination in health care as they age. A majority are especially concerned about facing neglect, abuse, and verbal or physical harassment in LTC facilities, with Black LGBT adults reporting the highest level of concern. ...
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The RPA requires all insurance plans in Washington state that cover maternity care to also cover abortions, ensuring that women are able to make the decisions that are best for themselves and their families. In addition, the RPA covers all FDA-approved contraception, including emergency contraception, without cost-sharing. ...
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Not many people think of the lesbian community when it comes to mesothelioma. It’s a fact that the majority of mesothelioma sufferers are men, but a sizeable number of women are also diagnosed with the disease. This will likely include many women who identify as being lesbian. ...
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Teens who are gay or lesbian but engage in heterosexual sex are at higher risk of a suicide attempt, new research suggests. The investigators found that 4 percent experienced "sexual orientation discordance" - sexual contact that's contrary to a person's sexual orientation. ...
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Two independent teams of NIH-funded researchers discovered that the Arc gene can package its genetic material in a virus-like shell for delivery to nearby cells. ...
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