[12 p.m. 8.20: Update noting that the guidelines were updated and republished in 2012]

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and U.S. Sen.

With reports of Ebola transmission quickly gaining a mass audience, a study of Seattle-area people who became ill while traveling is a timely reminder of precautions easily taken.

Two University of Washington scientists are trying to understand the mechanisms underlying the ebola virus in order to halt its spread.

Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier-stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new study published online in the journal Radi

Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among athletes, but the incidence of such deaths has only been estimated, to date, because reporting has not been mandatory.

Our brain’s response to the sight of food appears driven more by our blood sugar level at the moment than our upbringing or genetics, research from the University of Washington suggests. 

By examining the body's response to severe flu viruses, University of Washington researchers have identified six drug therapies that might more effectively defend a person against the infections. 

Jeanne Marrazzo, a UW professor of medicine, wants people to know that there are tools to prevent HIV but they are not being used like they should.


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