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February 23, 1998

University of Washington physicians comprise more than half of the “Best Doctors” in Western Washington

Physicians from University of Washington-affiliated hospitals in Seattle — University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center — and the University of Washington School of Medicine constitute more than 50 percent of the Western Washington doctors in the latest regional listings of The Best Doctors in America.

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February 20, 1998

Husband’s willingness to be influenced by wife, share power are key predictors of newlywed happiness, stability, UW study shows

According to a study published in this month’s Journal of Marriage and the Family. Active Listening techniques may fall on deaf ears where the success of a marriage is concerned.

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UN ambassador to speak at UW Feb. 23

News and Information

William Richardson, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, will hold a “town meeting” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23 in 210 Kane Hall on the University of Washington campus.

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February 19, 1998

For fifth straight year U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Washington as top primary-care medical school

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

For the fifth straight year, the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine ranks as the nation’s top primary-care medical school in U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of graduate and professional schools.

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February 13, 1998

Understanding obesity: Knowledge of weight control leading way for future treatments

PHILADELPHIA — Exercise and diet play an important role in weight regulation, but the true key to weight control lies in understanding and identifying personal quirks in the biological system.

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El Nino expected to shrink spring snowpack, may reduce water supply

Though you wouldn’t guess it by looking at current conditions, snowpacks in the Cascade Mountains are likely to fall significantly below normal levels by late spring, which may affect water supplies, fisheries, agricultural operations and hydroelectric plants which depend on the runoff, University of Washington researchers predict.

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Regents issue statement on diversity

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Statement passed by the UW Board of Regents Friday, Jan. 16, reaffirming their commitment to diversity

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February 10, 1998

New chemical processing technique being studied at UW may hold key to cleaning up Hanford, reducing industrial waste

A new technique for reducing waste from chemical processes involved in everything from petroleum refining to pharmaceutical manufacturing also may hold the key to cleaning up radioactive remains at eastern Washington’s Hanford nuclear site.

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February 9, 1998

Need a solution for that biomedical problem? The answer could lie with mathematics, says researcher

News and Information

These days when a biologist, a medical researcher or even a psychologist wants to set up an experiment, the chances are they will contact a mathematician.

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February 4, 1998

Dental Implant Program established at the University of Washington School of Dentistry

The School of Dentistry, in partnership with the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias, has established a new program to provide dental care for patients affected by ectodermal dysplasias.

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