Chronically homeless, alcohol-dependent individuals might benefit from a new intervention that does not require them to stop or even reduce drinking, according to the results of a preliminary study in Seattle.

Dr. Gabor Maté, the renowned author on addictions, last week told more than 100 UW health-sciences students that the educational framework they are being taught is woefully inadequate because it separates the mind from the body.

A University of Washington online education program aimed at helping healthcare providers more safely manage patients' chronic pain has received a nearly $800,000 grant.

Kevin Haggerty graduated from high school in 1977 – among the foggiest, Cheech-and-Chongiest years ever in terms of U.S. teens smoking marijuana, government data says.


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