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February 11, 1997

Protective effect of progestin in hormone replacement therapy appears to be dose-related

To help protect against endometrial cancer, women who take estrogen replacement therapy should also take progestin at least 10 days a month, say researchers at the University of Washington.

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UWTV Airs NASA’s Second Shuttle Servicing Mission to the Hubble Space Telescope

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With today’s successful launch of NASA’s second shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, UWTV begins airing NASA’s live coverage of this mission from February 11 – 22.

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University of Washington Reaches Spokane Through UWTV

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The University of Washington is now bringing UWTV and its original line-up of educational programs to the Spokane area through the experimental and innovative use of multiple state-of-the-art technologies.

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February 10, 1997

UW Researchers Open Labs to Junior Scientists — Thursday, Feb. 13

Leading University of Washington researchers will welcome into their labs some of the brightest science students in the nation Thursday, Feb. 13, as members of the American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS) get a hands-on look at the latest in scientific research.

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February 6, 1997

An icy comet with a long, dusty tail is now speeding into view

For the next few weeks early-morning commuters throughout the Pacific Northwest will be given a preview of Comet Hale-Bopp. The comet is now brightening steadily and is visible to the naked eye in the eastern pre-dawn sky.

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January 29, 1997

Hormones may place women at greater risk for facial pain

One reason why many more women than men suffer from temporomandibular disorders (TMD) may be related to the role of female reproductive hormones.

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Educational report outlines state’s challenges, possibilities

Continuing progress is “possible but not assured” for the state’s educational system, according to a new, comprehensive report, “Conditions of Education in Washington State,” produced by the University of Washington’s Institute for the Study of Educational Policy and Management Analysis and Planning Associates.

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January 28, 1997

Health Source Medical News from the University of Washington

Health Source Medical News from the University of Washington

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January 27, 1997

UW offers free public series on Addiction and the Brain

As part of a public outreach project on “Addiction and the Brain: Beyond Saying No,” the University of Washington will offer a seven-part evening series on the “Neurobiology of Addiction,” beginning in mid-March.

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There are solutions to the epidemic of social problems bedeviling America’s youth, says researcher

At times American society almost seems to be at war with itself, with older generations bemoaning youth violence, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy.

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