UW researcher links rising tide of obesity to food prices

By Pam Sowers

December 29, 2003

Obesity in the United States is in part an economic issue, according to a review paper on the relationship between poverty and obesity published in the January 2004 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The article suggests that the very low cost of energy-dense foods may be linked to rising obesity rates.

True confessions of a volunteer lab rat

By Pam Sowers

December 4, 2003

I wish I could say that I got into being a lab rat for some noble purpose, like the furtherance of great scientific quests, or a desire to help find a cure for some dread disease that has endangered humanity for countless millennia, or even a wish to find the answer to the great universal Why? To be honest, I wanted the exercise ball.

True confessions of a volunteer lab rat

By Pam Sowers

I wish I could say that I got into being a lab rat for some noble purpose, like the furtherance of great scientific quests, or a desire to help find a cure for some dread disease that has endangered humanity for countless millennia, or even a wish to find the answer to the great universal Why? To be honest, I wanted the exercise ball.

UW invites the public to presentations on world health ethics

By Pam Sowers

December 1, 2003

The John R. Hogness Symposium on Health Care, along with Puget Sound Partners for Global Health invite the public to hear presentations by Dr. Jonathon D. Moreno and Dr. Paul E. Farmer. “Global Health and Justice: the Ethics of Access to Care and Protections from Secret Experiments” will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Hogness Auditorium in the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center on the University of Washington campus.

Learning more about how serotonin works

By Pam Sowers

The way you feel right this moment, your ability to remember where you parked the car and even whether you get stressed out when you pay the bills are all dependent on the way your brain produces and releases serotonin.

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