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Reducing obesity among children. Investing in early childhood programs. Devising strategies to reduce gun violence.

My mother-in-law raised a trio of American Araucana chickens in her Seattle backyard: Egg, Mac, and Muffin.

Fewer than half of Americans have gotten a flu shot so far this flu season. This might be a bad sign for a season that could be potentially severe, infectious-disease experts said Thursday.

An interactive “Polio Eradication Game,” played on a carpeted grid like a life-size chess board, may increase public interest in global health, according to a new study fro

Ebola is hogging the headlines, but people should instead attend to preventing the seasonal flu and other germs waiting for you on bathroom doors, kitchen sponges and work colleagues' hands. 

Chemicals in shampoo, toothpaste and medicines are being detected in surface waters and fish nationwide.

As the news media has reported, West Africa is experiencing an ongoing outbreak of the Ebola Virus. The first U.S.

If data indicated that you were exposed to harmful noise levels at work, would you do anything about it?
If a personalize phone app suggested that a walk in the park tended to improve your mood, would you
step out more often?

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice has published its revamped annual magazine, “Northwest Public Health.”


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