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Seattle/King County Clinic to Offer Free Dental, Vision, Medical Services at Four-Day Health Clinic

Health Local
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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Fenway Health: LGBT People Living with HIV Have Much at Stake in Health Care Reform

Health
Since 2013, the rate of uninsurance among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people (LGB) decreased from 21.7 percent to 11.1 percent, which is larger than the decrease in uninsurance among the non-LGB population. ...
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Sen. Murray Reintroduces Healthy Families Act to Allow Workers to Earn Paid Sick Days

Politics Local
The Healthy Families Act would allow workers at businesses with at least 15 employees to earn up to 56 hours, or seven days, of paid sick leave each year. ...
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Fighting Trump: HIV Advocates to Watch in 2017

Politics Health
Follow these advocates on social media, join their groups, take note of every link in their profile, and follow their advice. ...
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Sen. Murray on GOP Plans to Dismantle Health Care System: Step Back from the Brink

Politics Health
Murray said that studies show Republican plans to dismantle the health care system will cause families to pay more for health care, and leave seniors vulnerable. ...
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Editorial: 2017 Brings Continued Progress on LGBTQ Health

Editorial Health
When I’m asked about the most important thing we’ve done for LGBTQ health, the answer is always the same: the Affordable Care Act. ...
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Breakthrough: Electronic Health Records to Collect Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Information

Health
HHS will require that all Electronic Health Record systems have the capacity to collect sexual orientation and gender identity information from patients. ...
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New Federal Rules Proposed to End Insurance Discrimination Against Transgender People

Health
The proposed rules clarify that individuals cannot be denied health care or health care coverage based on their sex, including their gender identity. ...
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Cuomo: Gender Reassignment Surgery Must be Covered by Insurance

Top News Health
The new rule bars insurance companies from denying medically necessary care because the treatment is for gender dysphoria. ...
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Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

Top News Politics Health
Sens. Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker announced the Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014. ...
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