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Statistics show that, with increasing age, some drivers fail to grasp when their faculties slip into a territory that makes driving more dangerous.

Health was a family theme, Aaron Katz says. His mom was a medical tech for the Army in WWII, and siblings followed paths of medical education and caregiving. 

A recent report from the Nutritional Sciences Program at the University of Washington School of Public Health confirmed what many Seattle parents know anecdotally: Their school-age children on average sat down for fewer than 13 minutes to eat lu

Offering restaurant workers flu shots at work nearly doubled the percentage of immunizations among them, according to a small study conducted by researchers at the Univers

A University of Washington-led study found that race, ethnicity and sociocultural factors were significantly associated with adults’ performance on cognitive tests. Researchers, however, urged caution in interpreting the results.

A new report highlights the health hazards faced by workers handling hydrofluoric acid, an agent common in commercial car- and truck-washing operations.

A Ph.D. student at the University of Washington plans to tackle issues in sustainable dairy farming, and will do so with help from a Seattle-based nonprofit.

Eighty-some Seattle high-schoolers listened as author Sherman Alexie described health conditions of the Spokane Indian Reservation where he grew up.

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina lashed New Orleans, a new study warns that future public health impacts of climate change in Gulf Coast states may be especially severe.


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