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October 9, 1997

Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, UW to launch statewide series of workshops for youth sport coaches

Youth sports should be a rewarding, positive experience for children. But all too often these activities aren’t and become a childhood nightmare filled with emotional abuse and negativity.

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October 8, 1997

Using one liver to save two lives: University of Washington expands split-liver transplant program

In an effort to make maximum use of a scarce resource, University of Washington Medical Center is now offering split-liver transplants — an effort that could save up to 26 more lives each year.

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The UW, coming soon to a high school near you

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The University of Washington admissions office is moving to a more active mode in working with prospective students and high schools throughout the state of Washington.

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October 7, 1997

UW, community groups send draft City-University Agreement to city of Seattle

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The University of Washington and 13 university-area community groups have transmitted to the City of Seattle a draft agreement governing future development by the UW on the university’s Seattle campus.

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UW to help lead $20 million earthquake hazard prevention project

University of Washington researchers will play a leading role in a $20 million effort to identify and mitigate potential earthquake hazards in urban areas along the Pacific coast.

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October 6, 1997

Life-like simulator readies health professionals for real-life emergencies

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The patient is Mr. Jones. His chart says he’s a 28-year-old male with a nail embedded in his foot. The students are told to ready him for general anesthesia. Mr. Jones has been through this before. He is a computerized, full-size mannequin, programmed to respond to treatment. As in life, he pulls through his ordeals just fine most of the time.

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October 2, 1997

Top students graduate from an intensive summer of cloning, coatings and controlling mosquitoes

They spent their summer working in the lab instead of enjoying the sunshine, studying everything from cloning and protective coatings to mosquito control. On Friday, they will get their reward. At a reception at the University of Washington’s Kane Hall, 50 undergraduates will be honored for their summer research sponsored by the Washington Space Grant Consortium.

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September 30, 1997

Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington

Medical News from the University of Washington

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September 29, 1997

International conference on textual studies to be held Oct. 29-Nov. 1

News and Information

More than 40 scholars from around the world will come to the University of Washington Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 to participate in the Inaugural Conference in Textual Studies.

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Medicare reimbursement system encourages increased payments to rehabilitation hospitals

The economic incentives of Medicare’s reimbursement system for rehabilitation hospitals encourage millions of dollars in increased payments each year.

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