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March 20, 2019

Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too.

March 6, 2019

Children whose mothers were hospitalized with an infection during pregnancy may be at increased risk for autism, depression and suicide later in life, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in

February 1, 2019

It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. 

Tissues, cup, glasses on a nightstand
December 31, 2018

Flu season is underway, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC monitors and analyzes several indicators that signal the start of the flu season.  Those criteria were met in the week ending Dec. 15. 

October 8, 2018

"Even if the flu vaccine works only half the time, it still means that you can protect half the kids in your family or your classroom,” Dr.

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September 19, 2018

After last year’s rough flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and doctors are recommending that people get their flu shots early. Dr.

April 4, 2018

The Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington School of Medicine has been awarded $11.3 million from the Open Phi

February 27, 2018

Usually that means I prepare a mug of tea, add a spoonful of honey kept solely for such occasions, and add a dash of lemon juice. This elixir, I've been told, will soothe my sore throat and coax my raspy voice back to normalcy.

February 16, 2018

The idea for a "gene gun" that delivers a vaccine into skin cells traces its provenance more to wheat and tomatoes rather than HIV and influenza.

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