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Anti-Violence Curriculum Gets Good Grade

Anti-Violence Curriculum Gets Good Grade

Posted: May 27, 1997

A scientific evaluation of an anti-violence curriculum developed in Seattle and used in over 10,000 schools throughout the US and Canada reveals that the curriculum is successful in reducing aggressive behaviors in elementary school-aged children. Read more »


Enzymes targeted as key to understanding of drug interactions

Enzymes targeted as key to understanding of drug interactions

Posted: May 27, 1997

Prevention of drug interactions, say researchers at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, lies in learning how the human body processes each drug. The school has recently established a formal Program in Drug Interactions, tapping the expertise of 22 faculty members believed to be the largest group of experts in the world on drug… Read more »


Brain attack flyer available at Western Washington drug stores

Brain attack flyer available at Western Washington drug stores

Posted: May 20, 1997

More than 500,000 Americans each year may suddenly experience numbness or muscular weakness, lose the ability to speak, and have difficulty seeing. These frightening symptoms are common to stroke, the number-one cause of adult disability in the United States and at least 150,000 deaths each year. Read more »