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May 18, 2017

(Downloadable video, script)   Medical scientists are trying to understand how brain cells try to fend off invading viruses. Recently they have learned that a self-destruct trigger found in many other types of cells appears to guard the lives of

June 11, 2017

Your dog might snarl or your cat hiss at a threat to your safety.  

June 8, 2017

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, a professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work, is principal investigator of the first U.S. longitudinal study of health and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults.

June 8, 2017

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, a professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work, was principal investigator of the first U.S. longitudinal study of health and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults.

June 6, 2017

As the number of bike crashes increases, Consumer Reports looks at the role of bike helmets in protecting against debilitating injury or death.

May 14, 2017

An editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine states that the proposed 2018 federal budget jeopardizes the future of the Fogarty International Center, a leader of U.S.

May 16, 2017

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law May 16 a measure to close loopholes and raise penalties related to cell-phone use while driving. The law is intended to reduce car crashes, fatalities and injuries, and improve traffic.

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May 16, 2017

(Downloadable video soundbites, b-roll and web segment) Pediatrician and researcher Dr. Beth Ebel discusses Washington state's impending new law regulating cell phone use in vehicles.

May 10, 2017

The synthetic opioid fentanyl and other fentanyl-like drugs were involved in the deaths of at least 70 people in Washington in 2016, according to a joint investigation of state agencies.

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