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April 1, 1999

In animal groups, scientists see patterns that could predict the future

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Like teenage boys hanging out on a street corner or fans cheering at a football game, animals behave differently when they’re in a large group than they do when they’re by themselves.

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March 31, 1999

Living donors can now donate a kidney using laparoscopic surgery

Living donors can now donate a kidney using laparoscopic surgery

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Harborview re-designated for Level I trauma services

The Washington State Department of Health has re-designated Harborview Medical Center to provide Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Services.

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March 30, 1999

“Walk for Life” marks start of Suicide Prevention Week, May 2-8

A “Walk for Life” will mark the beginning of Suicide Prevention Week, which will be observed May 2 to 8. Suicide Prevention Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of suicide, which takes the lives of 30,000 Americans every year.

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Parents should be part of the fun, not the biggest problem in youth sports, say sport psychologists

Parents should be part of the fun, not the No. 1 problem in youth sports, say University of Washington sport psychologists Frank Smoll and Ronald Smith.

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March 26, 1999

Risks for heart disease associated with size of LDL particles

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine have produced new analyses predicting the risk of heart disease among diverse population groups — younger women, middle-aged men and older Japanese-American men.

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Julian Bond to speak at UW Commencement

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Julian Bond, a participant in movements for civil rights, economic justice and peace for nearly 40 years, will be the University of Washington commencement speaker June 12 at Husky Stadium.

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March 25, 1999

Warren Buck selected as chancellor and dean of UW, Bothell

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University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick will recommend to the Board of Regents that Warren W. Buck be appointed chancellor and dean of the UW, Bothell. The regents are expected to act on this appointment at the board’s April 16 meeting.

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March 24, 1999

Radar data will help scientists in their quest to pinpoint climate change

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Radar data will help scientists in their quest to pinpoint climate change

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March 20, 1999

School of Pharmacy’s annual Katterman Lecture focuses on herbal medicine

Reflecting the growing public interest in alternative and complementary medicine, the 20th annual Don B. Katterman Lecture will focus on “Practical Herbal Medicine.” The lecture is sponsored by the University of Washington Pharmacy Alumni Association and the School of Pharmacy.

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