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May 20, 1997

Brain attack flyer available at Western Washington drug stores

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.

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Vitamin supplements may help asthmatics cope with air pollution

Vitamin supplements may help asthmatics cope with air pollution

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May 19, 1997

UW system helps improve Java security on Microsoft, Sun web browsers

A system for running Java programs that is more secure than those found in commercial World Wide Web browsers has been developed by computer scientists at the University of Washington.

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May 16, 1997

How are we going to teach safe behavior if parents are afraid to talk to their children about sex?

When it comes to talking to their teenagers about sex, health and condoms, mum’s the word for most American parents.

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May 15, 1997

Professor brings health care research center to the UW

The University of Washington will receive a new resource in health care management and organization research with relocation of the Center for Health Management Research — a cooperative industry / university research center.

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Whimsical worms and local TV weathercaster among hosts on UW’s CD-ROM “The Sound”

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A CD-ROM created at the University of Washington mixes quirkiness with the very latest information about Puget Sound.

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May 14, 1997

Beset by human competition, penguins have to take marathon food trips to avoid starvation, a UW researcher discovers

Starvation is a major cause of death for newly hatched penguins, the result of dwindling marine food reserves. To feed their families, adult birds are forced to forage great distances from their breeding colonies, says Dee Boersma, professor of zoology at the University of Washington .

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Beset by human competition, penguins have to take marathon food trips to avoid starvation, a UW researcher discover

Starvation is a major cause of death for newly hatched penguins, the result of dwindling marine food reserves. To feed their families, adult birds are forced to forage great distances from their breeding colonies, says Dee Boersma, professor of zoology at the University of Washington and one of the world’s leading authorities on temperate-zone penguins.

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Social equity of public transit is topic of 1997 UW Evans lecture

Who should be served by public transit and who should pay for it? These were among the questions that confronted Puget Sound voters in November’s Regional Transportation Authority ballot issue and that will be addressed in the 1997 Daniel L. and Irma Evans Lecture May 29 at the University of Washington.

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May 13, 1997

UW undergraduate wins Mellon Fellowship

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A University of Washington undergraduate is among the 85 students nationally who have been awarded Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies.

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