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Men who used a weapon against their female partners were more likely to commit a follow-up act of violence, according to a new study from the University of Washington School of Public Health and collaborating institutions. A weapon was defined a

In a study published recently by Nature Genetics, an international team of 34 scientists identified four genetic variants associated with an increased risk of developing esophageal cancer and its precursor, Barrett’s esophagus.

Dedra Buchwald came to the UW as a pioneer in chronic fatigue research. Her passion for cross-cultural work soon led her to explore Native American health issues.

Increasing health expenditures by $5 per person per year over the next two decades in 74 countries could yield up to nine times that value in economic and social benefits, according to a recent study in The Lancet.

Daniela Witten, assistant professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been named to Forbes’

Evaluating war’s toll on a besieged nation is extraordinarily complex. Doing so without funding from an outside agency or organization makes such an evaluation even harder to pull off.

The percentage of the global population that smokes every day has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth, according to new research from UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

As peak flu season begins, the number of cases is increasing in King County, mirroring the increase reported nationwide, said Dr.

Katie McCabe, a grad student in UW’s School of Public Health, highlights the rationale for immunizing infants and children early in life.

The University of Washington’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will soon have a greatly increased role in government efforts to improve children’s behavioral health and child welfare.


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