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September 13, 1999

MEDIA ADVISORY: Scientists set to unveil

* WHAT: News conference to discuss the “dry” phase of the Seismic Hazards Investigations in Puget Sound (SHIPS) project

* WHO: Scientists from the University of Washington, the U.

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September 3, 1999

Teens with AIDS helped by new program

New clinical research on teenagers with AIDS not only examines how quickly their immune systems recover with combination therapy, but also gives many of them the opportunity to obtain the latest treatment.

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Understanding serotonin receptors can speed treatment for depression

Manipulating gene expression levels in rats’ brains can help to understand the causes of clinical depression, according to psychiatric research at Harborview Medical Center.

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September 2, 1999

Harvard Medical School authors of Living to 100 to speak at UW School of Nursing lecture and reception

To celebrate the formal opening of the de Tornyay Center on Healthy Aging, the University of Washington School of Nursing will host a lecture and book-signing by the authors of Living to 100: Lessons in Living to Your Maximum Potential at Any Age.

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August 27, 1999

Quality of death among AIDS patients depends on better communication

Dying patients all have different wishes about end-of-life care ? some fear they will lose control of their lives and that the dying process will be prolonged through technological measures, while others worry that they may lack access to such treatments.

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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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