Healthcare

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options

Seattle Takes on Elder Abuse as Reported Cases Rise

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

 

Incarcerated and Infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center Is Failing Sick Inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at the facility, but ICE claims otherwise.

 

How Title X Cuts Impact UW Women’s Health

Some student advocates worry that slashed budgets could drive student to misleading crisis pregnancy centers.

 

Reproductive rights marchers during the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr

Medical Providers Push Back Against Title X’s New Anti-Abortion Provisions

Local organizations react to the Trump administration’s proposed restrictive rule changes.

Reproductive rights marchers during the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr
Attendees wait outside the King County Council Chambers last July. The council ruled that CPCs had to post signs stating that they are not health care facilities. Photo by Sara Bernard

The Crisis of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

CPCs give pregnant women false information, and their advocates are defending this as free speech.

Attendees wait outside the King County Council Chambers last July. The council ruled that CPCs had to post signs stating that they are not health care facilities. Photo by Sara Bernard
Reproductive rights marchers during the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr

Seattle Abortion Providers Weigh in on Reproductive Parity Act

The newly passed state legislation will cover abortion services for private insurance holders.

Reproductive rights marchers during the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr

Insurance Commissioner Says Skinny Mandate Could Create Fat Problems In Washington

The regulators say the Senate is ‘playing with fire.’

State Medicaid Rule Changes Could Restrict Transgender Healthcare Access, Say Advocates

The rule changes are still under consideration by the Health Care Authority.

Obamacare Has Hit a Snag in Washington. Did the GOP Put it There?

In Grays Harbor County, a Rorschach Test for how people feel about the Affordable Care Act.