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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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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, 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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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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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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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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Local
The rule creates a gender marker X, which represents a gender that is not exclusively male or female (such as nonbinary, intersex, agender, genderfluid, genderqueer, transgender, Two Spirit, and others). ...
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Similar to their human counterparts, excessive body fat increases the risk of preventable health issues and may shorten the life expectancy of dogs and cats. Nationwide recently sorted through its database of more than 630,000 insured pets to determine the top 10 dog and cat obesity-related conditions. ...
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