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Parents who don’t vaccinate their children could now face six months in jail or a fine under a Ugandan law that went into effect in March.

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The new monthly health clinic providing free or subsidized care for patients in need is first of its kind in Washington state to be based in a mosque.

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Patients who abandon antiretroviral drugs for herbal medicines risk death, experts say.

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A King County resident who had been in Colombia was diagnosed with the Zika infection, the first case in the county.

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The mysterious underwater rhythm of an in-utero heartbeat is the signature sound of prenatal checkups. When I was pregnant, it was a ritual I...

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Oregon and California have joined most other countries in allowing women access to birth control pills without a doctor's prescription. Is Washington next?

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Little is known about Zika, which has mild symptoms for adults, but doctors have found possible links between outbreaks and serious birth defects.

Activists hold signs as they rally in support of Planned Parenthood on "National Pink Out Day" on the steps of City Hall in Los Angeles this week, in the face of conservative calls to pull federal funding for the controversial women's health organization. (Photo from REUTERS / Mario Anzuoni)

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When conservatives and Planned Parenthood face off over abortion rights, you probably won't hear from those with the most at stake: women of color

discount ORCA card Don't miss the bus just because you can't afford rising fares. (Photo from Seattle Municipal Archives)

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Bus fares are going up again March 1st, but low-income riders may qualify for a new discount ORCA card program.

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International Community Health Services (ICHS) Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program is taking applications through April 1.

Jocelyn (Joys) Morenno leads a Zumba class in Veracruz, Mexico. (Photo from ZumbaMexico)

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From Mexico to Moscow, the Latin-music-based fitness program Zumba has danced it's way to a global empire.

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A pair of young artists who are immigrants from Eritrea are staging a show, “Memories from Back Home” at the Metrocenter YMCA starting July 10.

A billboard in the posh Gangam district of Seoul, South Korea, advertises eyelid surgery. (Photo by Jason Park)

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Everyone is getting it, but no one wants to talk about it. The controversy over blepharoplasty.

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Northwest immigrants and their doctors grapple with female circumcision.

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Condom. Did you just picture an erect penis? Me too. That’s because female condoms aren’t as popular as their male counterparts. Frustrated with the limp response to past...