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It costs 8 percent more on average than it did two years ago for Washington residents to make ends meet, according to a new report from a UW research group.
Tenth graders in towns using Communities That Care, a prevent system developed by UW School of Social Work researchers, were less likely to have tried drinking or smoking and showed less delinquent behavior.
Schools using Steps to Respect saw a reduction in physical bullying and in the number of teachers reporting fighting as a big problem, according to a new study from researchers in the UW School of Social Work.
Brief, voluntary conversations with a health educator led to up to a 20 percent decrease in marijuana use for teenagers who frequently used the drug.
UW researchers show that allowing adolescents to drink alcohol under adult supervision does not appear to teach responsible drinking as teens get older.
UW researchers report that mothers who were maltreated as children have increased risk for giving birth to low birth weight babies.
A UW researcher shows that working during the school year can impede high school performance and cause behavior problems, such as drug use and delinquency.
International law permits abusive fathers custody of children