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City of Seattle, King County Public Health Award 13 Grants for Community Health Services

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Health Local
The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) and the King County Public Health Department are jointly awarding $7 million for public health investments that will assist local residents in accessing medical and dental services. ...
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Seattle/King County Clinic Returns to KeyArena in October

Health Local
Seattle/King County Clinic returns to KeyArena at Seattle Center for a fourth year, Oct. 26-29, with an ambitious goal of providing over $3.5 million in free dental, vision and medical services to people in need. ...
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Sen. Murray Reintroduces Healthy Families Act to Allow Workers to Earn Paid Sick Days

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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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King County Among First in the U.S. to Reach Global Milestone in HIV/AIDS Fight

Health Local
King County is one of the first counties in the United States to reach a major milestone set by the World Health Organization to confront the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ...
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Fenway Institute: Shortage of Injectable Estrogen a Crisis for Transgender Women

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Thursday, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, and Treatment Action Group (TAG) released a policy brief documenting the public health emergency created by a shortage of ...
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Seattle/King County Clinic Returns to KeyArena in October

Health Local
Seattle/King County Clinic returns to KeyArena Oct. 27-30, with an ambitious goal of providing over $3.5 million in free dental, vision and medical services. ...
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Canadian LGBT Health Study Shows Mood Disorders, Heavy Drinking Higher Among Bisexual Respondents

Health International
For bisexual Canadians, the rates were nearly four times those of heterosexuals and approximately twice the rates of gay or lesbian respondents. ...
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Study: LGB Individuals Living in Anti-Gay Communities Die Earlier Than Peers

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LGB individuals living in communities with high levels of anti-gay prejudice have a shorter life expectancy compared to their peers. ...
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Janine Austin Clayton, M.D. Appointed Director of Research on Women’s Health

Janine Austin Clayton, M.D. Appointed Director of Research on Women’s Health
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., announced Tuesday the appointment of Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., as Director for the Office of Research on Women’s ...
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