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April 26, 2018

The skeleton of Kennewick Man was discovered in 1996, but it took almost 20 years for researchers to determine scientifically that the bones, one of the oldest remains ever found in North America, were most closely related to Native Americans. 

April 25, 2018

Opiates "clearly have been overprescribed since the late 1990's," says Dr. David Tauben, chief of pain medicine at UW Medicine in Seattle.  He weighs in on action by the U.S.

April 16, 2018

The Trump presidency has fomented public discord and action on a number of fronts. For Denise Dudzinski, a white person in a position of power, it has made the issue of racial injustice feel more personal than ever.

March 30, 2018

"The default response after a major disaster is often to rebuild as quickly as possible. This typically means replicating what existed before the storm.

March 26, 2018

Acetylcholine is one of the main neurotransmitters in the nervous system.

March 23, 2018

 

New data from federal health officials shows that about 40 percent of Americans were obese in 2015 and 2016, an increase from 2007 and 2008, when 33.7 percent were obese.

March 21, 2018

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan today announced that she and Councilwoman M. Lorena Gonzalez will propose legislation within the next month to require safe storage of all firearms in the city.

March 14, 2018

"Let us be clear: Opioid use disorder is common in chronic pain patients treated with long-term opioids, and our nation’s opioid addiction epidemic 

March 9, 2018

Henry Berman, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses how a changing job market, violent video games, the media, and the availability of guns has shaped teens. 

March 9, 2018

The rash of school shootings has people questioning.  What is happening with teen-age boys? Do they have more anger and depression than teens of the past? 

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