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Once a symbol of high society, cigarettes are today more prevalent among poorer U.S. populations, particularly in impoverished counties of the South.

Joining a gang in adolescence has significant social consequences in adulthood beyond criminal behavior, even after a person leaves the gang.

Between 2010 and 2012, Dr. Jay Rubinstein and colleagues implanted an investigational device behind an ear of four patients with Meniere’s disease.

Two proteins that control how cells break down glucose play a key role in forming human stem cells, University of Washington researchers have found.

University of Washington researchers have created a line of human embryonic stem cells with the ability to develop into a far broader range of tissues than most existing cell lines.
 

A well-known class of drugs used to treat anxiety and epileptic seizures might provide a new therapeutic approach to managing autism.

A risky surgical lung biopsy might not be needed to confirm idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in patients suspected of having the deadly disorder, but whose lung scans don’t readily reveal a telltale honeycombing pattern.

In about a cup of coffee's worth of time, a difficult task might become easier for caregivers' supervisors at Harborview Medical Center.

Autism spectrum disorders are roughly five times more common in boys than girls.  A new  study lends support to the so-called

Ten women with advanced breast cancer will participate in one of the most intensive clinical trials ever conducted to identify molecular changes in individual tumors and to understand

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