Clinicians have known for years that people who start drinking as adolescents are prone to develop alcohol problems and make riskier decisions as adults. But scientists have been unable to say why, exactly.
Researchers at UW Medicine and the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs healthcare system have begun a study of donated brains of service members to examine for negative outcomes potentially linked to repeated blast injury.
It's summertime, the weather is hot, and splinters are plentiful. As you spread beauty bark around your garden, head to the boardwalk or find a park bench for lunch, beware the tiny sliver of wood that can bury itself under your skin.