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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

Walter Kukull's dad said he should rely on brains over brawn for a career. So he did, coming to presenting his dissertation at UW in the 1980s and then starting a long career in the study of Alzheimer's disease.

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice has published its revamped annual magazine, “Northwest Public Health.”

Kids' meals at two major fast-food chains in San Francisco became slightly healthier after a 2010 law was enacted, suggests research from the University of Washington.

Two new tools – a system to improve the process of water-sampling and a simplified diagnostic for people – may soon strengthen global efforts to detect and eradicate poliovirus.

Many health plans being offered on the new health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act limit coverage to a narrow network of providers and hospitals.

You’ve heard of mystery shopping, where market researchers snoop around to gather information on products or services.

Identical twins share nearly all the same genetic makeup, so pose distinct value in terms of helping scientists understand health differences that may emerge over time due to influences of environment and habits.


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