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Dehydration. Heat stroke. Asthma. Broken bones.

Chemicals in shampoo, toothpaste and medicines are being detected in surface waters and fish nationwide.

Health Alliance International has worked shoulder-to-shoulder with struggling nations for 25 years.

If data indicated that you were exposed to harmful noise levels at work, would you do anything about it?
If a personalize phone app suggested that a walk in the park tended to improve your mood, would you
step out more often?

Quarantining 50,000 poor people in Monrovia, Liberia, as a response to the Ebola virus outbreak was an overly desperate measure reflecting the lack of basic public health infrastructure in much of Africa.

A "strong disconnect" exists between employers in low-wage industries and their employees about the value of workplace wellness programs, University of Washington researchers report in a new study.

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.

In July, UW graduate Jillian Pintye accepted a prestigious Young Investigator Award at the 20th International AIDS Conference.

Now that smoking pot is legal in Washington, will more people take part? It's a question Seattle researchers are already planning to answer with studies of sewage and other public information. 

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


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