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July 2, 1997

Montana opens its first training site for teaching University of Washington medical students about women’s health care

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Montana will open its first training site for teaching University of Washington medical students about women’s health care.

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July 1, 1997

UW materials technology institute gives teachers new ways to turn students on to science and engineering

and recyclable.

Materials science and engineering, a fundamental but often low-profile part of manufacturing, is the subject of a new summer institute at the University of Washington that aims to give high school and community college teachers new tools for designing laboratory projects that turn their students on to science and engineering.

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June 18, 1997

New trauma drug may save patients from shock-related death

A promising new drug called Hu23F2G that may save the lives of severely injured patients is now being tested by University of Washington (UW) physicians based at Harborview Medical Center.

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Rural physicians talk about the importance of evaluating the Internet’s potential in health care

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Although the actual sites and test protocols for the “From Bench to Bedside and Beyond” project have not yet been chosen, two rural physicians participating in a separate but related University of Washington project, the WWAMI Rural Telemedicine Network, explained the importance of systematically evaluating the Internet as a clinical tool.

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A professor’s lost butterfly collection is replaced with young children’s gift of words, color and caring

Joel Kingsolver thought he had lost his butterflies: 10,000 carefully preserved wings, representing nearly two decades of work, all apparently destroyed in a disastrous fire at the University of Washington’s zoology department last March. But within weeks his butterflies had “returned” — the heartfelt gift of a host of young children who had set about replacing the lost wings with colorful, imaginative and sometimes poignant butterfly pictures.

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June 17, 1997

How the brain knows when the body loses weight — Research provides clues about the role of the nervous system in regulating body fat

Knowledge of how the brain responds to weight loss and weight gain is advancing research toward the development of effective treatments for obesity, anorexia and other weight disorders

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June 16, 1997

Interpretive walks offered to see world’s largest canopy crane

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Interpretive walks to look at the 22-story Wind River canopy crane will be conducted most Saturdays this summer at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The tours, which are free and open to everyone, start from the Whistlepunk Trailhead in the Wind River Ranger District, a part of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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June 13, 1997

Fredric Wolf named chair of the Department of Medical Education at the UW School of Medicine

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Dr. Fredric M. Wolf has been named chair of the Department of Medical Education at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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June 12, 1997

New method of tracing metastatic breast cancer to the lymph nodes decreases the need for extensive surgery

New method of tracing metastatic breast cancer to the lymph nodes decreases the need for extensive surgery

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UW interventions with aggressive children involve parents and teachers

Do you have a child aged 4 to 7 who is overly aggressive and non-compliant? You and your child may qualify for a program at the University of Washington School of Nursing’s Parenting Clinic.

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