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July 26, 2018

Changes in their environment, such as fresh food trucks, walking groups, screenings, and cooking demos, helped Boston residents eat better and get more exercise.

A colorized image of the monkeypox virus provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
August 9, 2022

Public Health – Seattle & King County reported 155 area cases of monkeypox as of Aug.

A family reunites on a beach.
June 22, 2022

With summer travel on pace to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, Dr.

Teen soccer players jockey for position in a match - Getty Images
March 24, 2022

American children (to age 18) sustain as many as 3.8 million concussions every year, according to the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC).

Seattle-based psychology experts Eric Bruns, Tona McGuire and Kira Mauseth are traveling to Poland to train volunteers to provide aid to people who have fled their homes amid war in neighboring Ukraine.
March 26, 2022

A team of psychologists, including two from UW Medicine, arrived in Poland today (March 26) to help establish a system to care for refugees who have fled Ukraine amid the invasion of Russian armed forces.

A psychiatrist takes notes during a therapy session with an adolescent child.
March 11, 2022

[April 8, 2022: Editor's note: Language has been updated below to more directly reflect the findings as reported in the study.]

Mask guidelines are quickly changing at the federal, state and local levels.
February 25, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new

A man rides a bicycle while wearing a helmet.
February 18, 2022

The King County Board of Health this week repealed a longstanding law requiring bicycle riders to wear a helmet.

February 7, 2022

Realize that public-health cautions may continue to ebb and flow, said Anne Browning, UW Medicine's assistant dean for well-being.

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