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Takeaways from AP’s report on access to gene therapies for rare

WEBIn the last couple of years, he said, investment in gene therapy has largely dried up. “If you have to spend $20 million or $30 million to get approval and you have …

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Summer COVID surge approaches in Seattle area as travel season …

WEBA summer COVID-19 surge is making its way through the region. It's time to mask up while traveling and take extra precautions, public health officials say.

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WA launches website to order free COVID tests; here’s how to get …

WEBWashington state has officially launched its website where people can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests, the state Department of Health said Friday.

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Apple Health Expansion opens for WA adults without legal status

WEBRegistration begins Thursday for Apple Health’s new program that provides health care coverage to Washington adults without legal status.. Applications for the …

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Sunny Side Down: Runny Yolks Banned Under New Jersey Law

WEBJan 13, 1992. AP. NEWARK, N.J. - Ordering eggs over easy will be hard in New Jersey now that runny yolks are against the law. Fears of salmonella poisoning led the state to …

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As WA emergency rooms overflow, here’s one possible fix

WEBSome parts of the state have responded to growing emergency department concerns by brainstorming novel solutions. One includes a mobile health team of …

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Gene therapy may cure rare diseases. But drugmakers have few …

WEBRobin Alderman faces an agonizing reality: Gene therapy might cure her son Camden’s rare, inherited immune deficiency. But it’s not available to him. In 2022, …

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Here’s the landscape 2 years after the Supreme Court overturned a

WEBJudges, state lawmakers and voters are deciding the future of abortion in the U.S. two years after the Supreme Court jolted the legal status quo with a ruling that …

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I woke up from a coma and everything was different Mental …

WEBThe Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on covering mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national …

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King County Council approves crisis care centers plan, mental …

WEBThe Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on covering mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national …

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Wellness The Seattle Times

WEBRead consumer news and advice about health and wellness, including diet and nutrition, fitness, alternative medicine, and medical innovation.

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Ouch. That ‘free’ annual checkup might cost you. Here’s why

WEBPeter Opaskar, 46, of Texas, went to his primary care doctor last year for his preventive care visit — as he’d done before, at no cost. This time, his insurer paid …

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The health benefits of gardening The Seattle Times

WEBExperts think there are a few possible ways gardening improves mental health. First, physical activity itself is a well-established way to boost mood.

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Here are the basic facts about mental health and treatment in

WEBIn Washington, more than one in five adults has a diagnosable mental illness. And all signs suggest mental health issues became more prevalent — and more …

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How did we get here

WEBA brief history of mental health care in Washington. Before Washington was even a state, it was already constructing its first hospital to house patients with mental …

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New 150-bed UW psychiatric hospital opens to serve hard-to-treat

WEBThe hospital will also serve people on 90- or 180-day civil commitments, a group that used to get treatment at Western State Hospital until that state-run facility …

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What’s behind the ‘momentous’ move to close a WA for-profit …

WEBThe full picture of how a large haven for psychiatric care could get to this point is still unclear. But Cascade’s pending closure shows the tenuous status of a …

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King County will have to close health clinics without state help

WEBKing County will have to eliminate 60 open positions and make much more dire budget cuts next year unless it gets help from the state Legislature, County …

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Fairfax Behavioral Health in Kirkland closes youth unit, shortly after

WEBThe Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on covering mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national …

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Jimmy Carter not awake every day, 15 months into hospice

WEBJune 12, 2024 at 5:37 am. Jimmy Carter’s eldest grandchild has given an update on his health, more than a year after the former President entered hospice care. Jason Carter, …

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Concerns about Princess Kate ramping up again The Seattle Times

WEBTwo months ago, Kate Middleton seemed to win respite from people widely speculating about her health by recording a video in which she forthrightly explained …

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Two Seattle schools ban cellphones The Seattle Times

WEBYondr says that about 2,000 schools in the country use the program. The company is seeing tremendous growth amid a “sea change” in how people perceive …

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Boeing pauses production at Renton for a day in safety ‘stand down’

WEBJan. 25, 2024 at 7:00 pm Updated Jan. 25, 2024 at 8:06 pm. By. Lauren Rosenblatt. Seattle Times staff reporter. Boeing’s Renton factory where the 737 MAX is assembled shut …

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