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A newly established muscular dystrophy research center in Seattle hopes to bring promising laboratory results into therapeutic trials.

Uninjured children are prone to experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress for several months after a parent is injured, according to a study conducted at Harborview Medical Center.

Editor's note: The headline and story have been corrected and clarified to convey that the study's measure was the proportion of head injuries among all bicycle-related injuries in the cities studied.

How the Neolithic people found their way to Europe has long been a subject of debate. A study published June 6 of genetic markers in modern populations may offer some new clues.
 

The number of concussions reported by coaches in Seattle public high schools has more than doubled since the Zackery Lystedt Law came into effect in 2009, University of Washington researchers report.

A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. 

University of Washington cancer specialist Tony Blau hosted an "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit. When we last checked, the conversation had grown to more than 400 comments, including this question:

Nearly 30% of the world’s population is either obese or overweight, according to a new analysis of data from 188 nations.

The age-old joke about physicians’ bad handwriting is no laughing matter. An illegible prescription can have dire consequences.

American society has lavished attention for decades on the expansive “boomer” population – its dreams, careers, families, habits, midlife crises and now its retirement.

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