6 Things You Don’t Know (But Should) about STIs

This blog comes to us courtesy of its author, McKenna Princing, and was originally published on Right as Rain by UW Medicine. QUICK READ | Demystifying sexually transmitted infections -STIS are on the rise in the United States.-Many STIs don’t cause symptoms.-STIs can infect someone’s throat, not just their genitals.-Some STIs, especially gonorrhea, are becoming […]

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Working at the Intersection of Hunger and Health

Typically, when a patient with diabetes or high blood pressure visits their doctor, you may expect they receive counseling on what types of foods they should be eating. Although important, this practice oftentimes doesn’t consider if the patient has the means to eat healthy food. Now let’s take a moment to imagine a healthcare system […]

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Get ready for the Seattle/King County Clinic

Seattle/King County Clinic brings together healthcare organizations, civic agencies, non-profits, private businesses and volunteers from across the State of Washington to produce a giant free health clinic at Seattle Center. The four-day volunteer-driven clinic provides free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in the region who struggles to access and/or afford healthcare. We’re proud to […]

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FREE CHILD CAR SEAT CHECKS IN KING COUNTY

Free child car seat check events are happening locally over the next few months for parents, parents-to-be and caregivers. Whether this is your first time installing a car seat in preparation for the arrival of a new baby or you’ve done this many times, installing car seats correctly can be tricky. Only one in four […]

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Taking a “place and race” approach to advancing community health in south Seattle & south King County

As King County’s population and housing costs have risen steeply, many people of color and lower income families in King County have migrated to south Seattle and south King County, with the most vulnerable populations at risk of being priced out of the county all together. This displacement can have negative health impacts: it disrupts […]

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