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Korean Americans who traveled to other countries for low-cost medical care are nearly nine times more likely to be up-to-date with colorectal cancer screening compared to those who did not engage in medical tourism, say researchers from the Univ

Anne McTiernan was sent off to boarding school at the age of four. Emotionally starved, she went on to struggle with food, body image and weight fluctuations for more than a decade.

About 162 million children worldwide under age 5 are considered too short for their age, a growth failure called stunting.

Pesticide exposure in farmworkers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the mouth microbiome. The first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans was published Nov.

Media contact: Elizabeth Sharpe, 206-685-6737, esharpe@uw.edu

Not everyone in the Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council’s King County Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (PACE) program makes it to graduation.

The University of Washington School of Public Health was awarded more than $4.7 million Wednesday by the National Institutes of Health to investigate how the environment influences neurodevelopment and asthma risk in children.

The University of Washington has begun a yearlong partnership with the City of Auburn under the new Livable City Year program.

Twenty-seven University of Washington students are taking part in a four-week exploration seminar called Dark Empire: Race, Health and Society in Britain.

For years, issues of taste, cost and convenience helped explain why the highest rates of poor nutrition are found among minorities and the working poor.

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