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Tim Dellit is named CEO of UW Medicine

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He also will serve as dean of the UW School of Medicine and the university's executive vice president for medical affairs.

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Scientists unravel mystery of uneven aging in the body

By measuring gene expression in short- and long-lived cells, the research team answered an intriguing question.

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A (brief) surprise in study of alcohol, caffeine and sleep

Among participants who used caffeine during the day and alcohol at night, the negative effects on sleep seemed to offset — for a while.

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First-responders to test cardiac-arrest interventions

King County EMTs will employ 2 approved approaches to CPR and UW Medicine researchers will compare the resulting outcomes.

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Not all overdose-related cardiac arrests are the same

A study of Seattle and surrounding King County finds that cases involving opioids combined with stimulants are on the rise and highly lethal.

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2 cases of Legionella infection identified

Extensive testing of the water in the medical center has been negative for the bacteria.

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