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September is Sexual Health Month at Lifelong

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Lifelong presents Sexual Health Month and new advances to HIV prevention this September. ...
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Planned Parenthood Sues Administration to Protect Access to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

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Planned Parenthood filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services challenging the administration’s efforts to impose their abstinence-only-until-marriage agenda on the 1.2 million young people who are set to benefit from the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. ...
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Seattle/King County Clinic Returns for Fifth Year

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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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What It Means: Trump Administration Introduces Title X Gag Rule Proposal

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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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How Yoga and Meditation Fit Into a Holistic Healing Plan

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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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Majority of LGBT Adults Concerned About Social Support and Discrimination in Long-Term Care

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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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Publix Grocery Chain Denies HIV Prevention Pill to Employees

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Publix, a privately-traded company, scored a zero on the Human Rights Campaign’s analysis of workplace fairness and has been accused of multiple instances of anti-LGBT discrimination. ...
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Opinion: A Brief Guide to Easing Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

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Research from King’s College Neurodegenerative Disease Research Group has stated that acupuncture can potentially relieve Parkinson’s disease symptoms, as it can produce a neutral response within the brain that’s connected to inflammation. ...
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Trump Administration to Play God with New ‘Conscious and Religious Freedom’ Stunt

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Aptly dubbed “Conscience and Religious Freedom,” this new division is more divisive than many of us even have the ability to comprehend. ...
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Health Talk: A Guide to Sexually Transmitted Infections

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The golden rule for avoiding sexually transmitted diseases, and the only way of being certain that nothing will be passed on, is to avoid the exchanging of any bodily fluids. ...
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