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August 24, 2017

Plastic water bottles are expensive and awful for the environment.  And there's more!

August 18, 2017

Nearly a thousand scientists and activists from the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia are scheduled to attend the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences Aug. 20-24 in Seattle.

August 11, 2017

Charlie Gard’s medical case ignited public debate about what should happen when hospitals and courts disagree with families about what is best for a child.

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.

A May 24 editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine states that the proposed 2018 federal budget jeopardizes the future of the Fogarty Internation

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

Certain illnesses in household pets could be warnings of household or neighborhood toxic exposures to people.

Media contacts:
Washington State Department of Health, Julie Graham, 360.810.1628

Infectious Disease News asked two University of Washington specialists for context about Ebola's rise in 2013-14 and how medicine is working to control the disease.

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