As deaths from infectious diseases have declined worldwide, policymakers are shifting attention to preventing deaths from noncommunicable causes, such as drug and alcohol use, traffic crashes and unsafe sex practices.
A UW Tacoma researcher has discovered that sex-offender registries include people who are not actually living within the community,such as individuals who have died, been deported, are in jail or have moved out of state.
The School of Social Work will host a public reception Jan. 11 at 4-6 p.m. to kick off an art exhibit featuring about 20 paintings and drawings by homeless youths in the University District.
Aging and health issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender baby boomers face higher rates of disability, physical and mental distress and a lack of access to services, according to a new study by researchers in the School of Social Work
The Warrior Check-Up study provides free, confidential help to active-duty service members experiencing problems with alcohol and drug use but who arent already in treatment
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.« Previous Page Next Page »