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During the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak, infectious disease experts scrutinized the disease and its spread, particularly among healthcare workers in West Africa.

Forty percent of food in the United States—much of it healthy and edible—goes uneaten. It ends up in landfills and produces methane emissions that are 25 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

Before Seattle increased the minimum wage, many local businesses said they planned to raise prices in order to cover higher payroll costs.

China’s role in global health is expanding rapidly and perhaps at a tipping point.

Researchers at the University of Washington and the University of Cape Town in South Africa plan to partner on a two-year study to test a lower-cost, simpler and safer method in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB).

Wendy Barrington is passionate about promoting health equity and credits her social justice orientation to her African-American and white background.

A team of students from the University of Washington School of Public Health will is poised to act when the next disease outbreak hits the Seattle area.

The top administrator for the U.S.

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced a 32-member task force charged with finding ways to better address the regional heroin epidemic.


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