August 27, 1999
Harborview, in partnership with the Seattle-King County Tuberculosis Clinic, designed an outreach program to enhance the acceptance of TB preventive therapy among Seattle area’s refugees.
August 26, 1999
More freedom to manage their money independently can be an incentive for mentally ill substance abusers to abstain from drugs and alcohol, according to new research at Harborview Medical Center.
August 24, 1999
Wrangell, Alaska, will be the newest family medicine clerkship training site for the University of Washington medical school
Wrangell, Alaska, has been chosen to become the newest family medicine clerkship site for the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Alex Beaudreault of Fairbanks is the recipient of the 500th liver transplant performed at University of Washington Medical Center.
Children’s inability to automatically retrieve building blocks of language, math leads to learning disabilities in reading, writing, arithmetic
BOSTON – For children with learning disabilities success at reading and mathematics isn’t always as easy as learning their ABCs or that two plus two equals four. That’s because some youngsters have difficulty automatically retrieving such basic building blocks as letters, words, numbers and mathematical facts.
August 23, 1999
Tennis pros Michael Chang and Jan-Michael Gambill will play an exhibition match at the University of Washington’s Nordstrom Tennis Center, beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17.
August 22, 1999
High-achieving children off to a good Head Start academically and socially, but study shows some are not ‘turned on’ by school
The highest-achieving children who were exposed to the Head Start program before entering elementary school are thriving academically and socially at the end of the third grade, but data from a new national study creates worries that their future success may be tempered by their luke-warm attitude toward school.
August 16, 1999
For millions of business travelers, flying is no picnic. It is a stressful ordeal that has become an integral part of their working lives, even as airlines report record passenger loads and stories of passengers blowing their fuses on flights proliferate.
A new propulsion system dubbed M2P2 can greatly boost spacecraft speeds, perhaps to 10 times the velocity of the space shuttle, University of Washington scientists believe.
August 11, 1999
Seattle-area transplant experts, led by surgeons at University of Washington Medical Center, are about to launch a clinical research trial in human islet transplantation.« Previous Page Next Page »