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October 5, 2018

Emily Dworkin, senior fellow in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, specializes in the mental health of sexual assault victims. 

depressed young woman
October 5, 2018

The confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee accused of sexual assault have brought up a lot of negative emotions for people who have been sexually assaulted.

September 18, 2018

Emily Dworkin, a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors at UW Medicine told The Daily Beast that 

September 18, 2018

Perhaps the only upside of America's opioid crisis is that more donor organs have become available.  Remarkably, though, kidneys from these cases are frequently declined by transplant candidates whose lives might be saved or greatly improved by

September 17, 2018

A study published Sept.

Vaping
September 16, 2018

Teens are taking to vaping in epidemic proportions to breathe in nicotine vapors, says the Federal Drug Administration.

September 7, 2018

The picture for those who study teen suicides is getting darker, according to national statistics.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that suicide ranks second behind unintentional injury as the cause of death among children

August 24, 2018

The Global Burden of Disease study is ongoing research that provides global health estimates and examines worldwide, national, and regional trends for death and disability from major diseases, injuries and risk factors.

August 22, 2018

In this TIME magazine article by Lisa Lewis, UW Medicine's Dr.

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