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December 31, 2012

Sayonara to sopping year — with one big dry spell

News and Information

December 28, 2012

Husky alums influence Northwest wine industry

News and Information

Surgery establishes penile sensation in men with spina bifida

UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine

The new procedure may improve the quality of life for men with spinal cord lesions or injuries.

December 27, 2012

Academic medicine has major economic impact on the state and the nation

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that its member medical schools and teaching hospitals had a combined economic impact of more than $587 billion in the United States in 2011

December 26, 2012

Piranha kin wielded dental weaponry even T. rex would have admired — with video

News and Information

Taking into consideration size, an ancient relative of piranhas weighing about 20 pounds delivered a bite with more force than prehistoric whale-eating sharks or – even – Tyrannosaurus rex.

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For New Year’s resolutions to stick, plan ahead

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This year, for sure, you will lose weight, quit smoking, drink less, learn a new language, get a better job, and travel to exotic lands. And of course you’re going to eat better, stress less and create (and stick to) a household budget – all while spending more time with the family. It’s gonna happen!

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December 24, 2012

Dentistry sculpture winners named

School Of Dentistry

Wire, rubber bands and dental acrylics are fashioned into sculptures for the annual Department of Orthodontics contest.

December 21, 2012

Training Xchange puts UW research advances into practitioners’ hands

The UW is expanding its Training Xchange initiative to help researchers transmit innovations in healthcare and other fields to professionals locally and beyond the Northwest.

UW Bothell biologist wins teaching honor from Science

News and Information

December 20, 2012

Mild brain cooling after head injury prevents epileptic seizures in lab study


UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Traumatic head injury is the leading cause of acquired epilepsy in young adults, and at present there is no treatment to prevent or cure it.

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