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Mental Health

Backstory: How Equal Rights Washington Worked to Get Conversion Therapy Banned

Politics Local
Two months after Equal Rights Washington secured the passage of statewide marriage equality for LGBTQ couples in November of 2012, they were already asking, “what’s next?” The answer? Get conversion therapy on LGBTQ minors banned in Washington state. ...
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Study Shows Memory Gene Acts Like Virus: New Hope for Alzheimer’s, HIV?

Health
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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Human Services Department Seeks to Fund Dementia Adult Day Facility Services

Health Local
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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Five Reasons to Have a Serious Talk about Medical Coverage With Your Partner

Health
While talking to your partner about medical coverage may not sound fun, the reality is that it should be done for several key reasons. ...
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New Online Resource Provides Voters with Candidate Information on LGBT, HIV, Health Issues

Politics
Past and current positions on health equity issues were compiled from official campaign statements, party platforms, interviews and articles, and records as public servants or public figures. ...
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Glenn Close Makes the Largest Donation in Central Florida Mental Health History

Glenn Close/Mental Health Association of Central Florida
Entertainment
Close gave the organization $75,000 during her keynote speech for MHACF’s 5th Annual Legacy of Champions Luncheon. ...
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Dine Out for Mental Health with Lost Lake Cafe’ and NAMI Washington

Lost Lake Cafe' and Lounge
Local
NAMI Washington is teaming up with Lost Lake Café & Lounge for a “Dine Out For Mental Health” 24-hour benefit event on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. ...
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Seattle Counseling Service Presents ICON: A Celebration of Drag, Art, Life

Aleksa Manila
Local
Seattle Counseling Service (SCS) will present its 12th annual benefit, ICON: a celebration of drag, art & life! taking place at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel on April 10, 2016. ...
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New Study Shows ‘It Gets Better,’ But Not for Everyone

Health
A new Northwestern Medicine study has found that most adolescents would agree that it does, in fact, get better. But not all. ...
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New Report Says ‘Kinky People Are Mentally and Emotionally Healthy’

Health
Researchers surveyed over 800 "kinky" people recruited by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and found they were mentally and emotionally healthy. ...
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