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November 3, 2017

A 2017 study of focus groups conducted by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine suggests barriers to resilience can accumulate and further challe

November 2, 2017

Scientists started probing the power of VR to ease suffering more than 20 years ago.

November 2, 2017

Dr. Christakis describes the affects of screen time on younger kids through two pathways: what do kids experience and what are the experiences kids displace because of on-screen activity. He was part of a summit in Washington, D.C.

October 26, 2017

“What we found was significant reduction in craving-related brain activity after they completed the treatment,” UW Medicine Radiology and Engineering scientist Hunter Hoffman said.

October 25, 2017

Two of his comrades died instantly. Hill was rescued and has wanted to pay back by giving life. Twelve years later, he paid that debt with a piece of his liver.

October 24, 2017

An estimated 3 million adult American handgun owners carry a firearm loaded and on their person on a daily basis; 9 million do so on a monthly basis, new research indicates. 

October 11, 2017

After Ty Pozzobon died at age 25, his family said they suspected his death was related to repeated concussions sustained during his rodeo career. The family transported his brain to Seattle, and UW Medicine neuropathologists Christine MacDonald

October 10, 2017

The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was created in 1997 with overwhelming bipartisan support.

October 9, 2017

The key to reducing firearm deaths in the United States is to understand and reduce exposure to the cause, just like in any epidemic, and in this case that is guns.