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While health-conscious individuals understand the benefits of eating fresh fruits and veggies, they may not be aware of the volume of pesticides they could be ingesting with their vitamin C and fiber.

Customers' awareness of their caloric intake tripled in King County after restaurant menus began labeling food items, a new study finds.

Firefighters face perils beyond smoke and flames. New research shows that MRSA, a bacterium often associated with hospitals, is present in 19 of 33 Washington state fire stations.

Gary Goldbaum was motivated to pursue healthcare as a career when he learned that his father, as a young man, had been hospitalized for more than a year with tuberculosis.

Mark Oberle, his wife and son, then 14, arrived on the Thai island of Phuket late on Christmas Day, 2004. By the time they checked in at their hotel and plopped down their bags, it was nearly midnight.

UW law professor and former federal prosecutor Mary Fan is pursuing a Ph.D. in public health to better understand how to prevent social harms before the damage reaches the criminal justice system.

Reducing obesity among children. Investing in early childhood programs. Devising strategies to reduce gun violence.

My mother-in-law raised a trio of American Araucana chickens in her Seattle backyard: Egg, Mac, and Muffin.

An interactive “Polio Eradication Game,” played on a carpeted grid like a life-size chess board, may increase public interest in global health, according to a new study fro


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