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University of Washington researchers have developed a dissolving condom. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)

University Of Washington Researchers Develop Dissolving Condom

A new, discreet condom has been developed that prevents pregnancy and protects against sexually transmitted diseases by dissolving inside of the body and releasing preventative drugs after use.

12/10/2012

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Guide to World AIDS Day Events in Seattle

World AIDS Day has been observed every year on December 1 since 1987. Between 2011 and 2015 the theme is “Getting to Zero”, according to the World Health Organization. It’s a time to raise awareness, support our communities and push towards greater access to treatment for all. Here’s what’s happening in Puget Sound.

11/14/2012

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Best Charity Walks and Runs in September Around the Sound

September is a great time to register for a charity run or walk, helping the local community find cures and assist those in need. Here are some of our favorite charity runs.

08/29/2012

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Guide to World Vision’s ‘Step Into Africa’ Exhibit

World Vision’s Step into Africa is a unique 2,000sq. ft. FREE interactive exhibit that allows Americans to step into the lives of actual children affected by HIV and AIDS in the hardest-hit region of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa.

08/24/2012