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August 27, 1999

Refugee outreach program to help stem tuberculosis

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.

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August 26, 1999

Study links sobriety to money management among mentally ill patients

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.

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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.

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UW Medical Center reaches a milestone: performs 500th liver transplant

Alex Beaudreault of Fairbanks is the recipient of the 500th liver transplant performed at University of Washington Medical Center.

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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.

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August 23, 1999

Exhibition tennis match and pro-am tournament will benefit UW Medical Center’s Breast Care Program

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.

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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.

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August 16, 1999

When it comes to business travel there’s something stressful in the air

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.

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New spacecraft propulsion method could be out of this solar system

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.

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August 11, 1999

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International funds a Seattle trial of human islet transplantation

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.

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