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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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Implanted pump keeps Puyallup man’s heart beating as he awaits a transplant at UW Medical Center

In the first such instance in the Seattle area, a Puyallup man is being kept alive at University of Washington Medical Center with the help of a new type of implanted heart pump, until a donor heart becomes available for transplant.

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June 10, 1997

Families with two autistic children sought for new study that hopes to discover genetic, neurobiological causes of disorder

In a major effort to discover the genetic causes of autism and develop intervention programs to assist children with the severe developmental disorder, an interdisciplinary team of University of Washington researchers has begun a nationwide effort to recruit at least 200 families with two or more autistic children for a new $5.6 million study.

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June 3, 1997

Senior Vice President of CARE Selected As New Dean Of The UW Graduate School

Marc Lindenberg, a senior vice president with CARE USA, has been selected as the new dean of the University of Washington Graduate School of Public Affairs.

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June 2, 1997

For a happy Father’s Day, divorced dads need to look beyond the support check to involvement in their children’s lives

Father’s Day just may be the loneliest day of the year for that much-maligned group of males — divorced dads

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Software robot uses UW technology to ease on-line shopping

Frustrated Internet shoppers who are unable or unwilling to wade through a flood of World Wide Web sites to find what they’re looking for soon can call on a computer software robot named Jango to help with their on-line shopping.

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