University of Washington School of Public Health

Type: Organization
Name: University of Washington School of Public Health
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Zoobiquity 2014 Conference on Saturday, Nov. 1

Dr. Darin Collins, head veterinarian at Woodland Park Zoo, examines an Asian small-clawed otter pup. Human and Animal Medicine Converge In One Health Approach to a Changing Global EnvironmentLike the “canary in the coal mine,” animals getting sick may ... [Published Ballard News Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

HealthFest offers health and wellness options for individuals and their families

The first ever HealthFest at Seattle Center offers a broad range of free information and services for individuals and their families to help them achieve healthier lives, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, in Seattle Center Armory.The ... [Published Seattle Gay News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Guest: Duwamish River Superfund cleanup is a natural and social project

THE U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon announce its final plan to clean up a 5.5-mile Superfund site on the Duwamish River. Seattle’s only river is the final stretch of the 93-mile river. Recognizing the regional importance of this extensive ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Neurology Experts Say Risk of Painkillers Outweigh Benefits

The risk of taking prescription painkillers far outweigh the potential benefits, according to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). The academy’s new position statement was published in the September issue of the academy’s medical journal, Neurology ... [Published Fix.com - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Myth busted: Study shows no link between bras and cancer

It seems almost preposterous that a study like this one had to be conducted. But apparently the belief that wearing a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it turns out the issue hadn't really been studied in scientific fashion. ... [Published HeraldNet - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Opioid painkillers carry high risk of addiction, even death, says AAN

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has warned against the long-term use of codeine and other opioid painkillers, saying they carry a high risk of addiction and even death. A new AAN study released today says that in the highest-risk group (age 35–54), ... [Published Voice of Russia - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Opioid, anodyne, Addiction
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Southcoast Health announces four physician hires

Southcoast Health recently announced the addition of four physicians. Jasjot K. Bhullar MD, nephrologist, has joined Southcoast Physicians Group, and will see patients in Fairhaven. Dr. Bhullar treats general adult nephrology conditions such as chronic ... [Published Southcoast Business Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Prehospital intravenous access and fluid resuscitation in severe sepsis: an observational cohort study

1 Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA2 Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA3 Division of ... [Published Critical Care - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Skin, respiratory symptoms increase near gas wells

25th September 2014A Yale-led study has found a greater prevalence of health symptoms reported among residents living close to natural gas wells, including those drilled by hydraulic fracturing. The study, titled '' was published online this month in ... [Published Ecologist - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wearable Artificial Kidney Safety Test Receives Go-Ahead

Miniaturized device invented for freedom and mobility during dialysisMedical researchers have received approval to begin safety and performance testing of the Wearable Artificial Kidney. The federal Food and Drug Administration and the University of Washington ... [Published Medical Design Technology - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Debunking the myth that bras cause breast cancer

It seems almost preposterous that a study like this one had to be conducted. But apparently the belief that wearing a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it turns out the issue hadn't really been studied in scientific fashion. ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wearable artificial kidney safety testing receives go-ahead

Dr. Victor Gura helps mock patient John Kundzins try on a demo version of the Wearable Artificial Kidney on Sept. 5, 2014.Medical researchers have received approval to begin safety and performance testing of the Wearable Artificial Kidney. The federal ... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 17 2014]

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"The Zoobiquity Conference highlights the many ways veterinarians and human healthhealth care professionals can work together to promote a vision of ‘One Health,’” said Dr. Bryan Slinker, dean of Washington State University’s veterinary college, a cosponsor of Zoobiquity 2014. “It is essential that we work together to advance medical and surgical care, and prioritize preventive medicine to improve the health and economic security of people worldwide.”"
...state without access to healthcare services,' said Christine Lindquist M P H, Executive Director with the Washington Healthcare Access Alliance. "The giant clinic is an opportunity not only to address acute health problems, such as an infected tooth or the need for glasses, but to provide medical screenings and connect patients with local resources to help them with continuity of care."
...study authors, this study characterizes various bra-wearing habits in relation to breast cancer risk using a rigorous epidemiological study design. "The findings provide reassurance to women that wearing a bra does not appear to increase the risk for the most common histological types of postmenopausal breast cancer" the authors noted
"More than 100,000 people have died from prescription opioid use since policies changed in the late 1990s to allow much more liberal long-term use" Gary M Franklin, a fellow with the AAN and research professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the University of...

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Zoobiquity 2014 Conference on Saturday, Nov. 1 [Published Ballard News Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
HealthFest offers health and wellness options f... [Published Seattle Gay News - Oct 18 2014]
Seattle/King County Clinic with Remote Area Med... [Published Seattle Gay News - Oct 18 2014]
Guest: Duwamish River Superfund cleanup is a na... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 10 2014]
Neurology Experts Say Risk of Painkillers Outwe... [Published Fix.com - Oct 07 2014]
Fiber-based laxatives linked to decreased risk ... [Published Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Oct 07 2014]
Myth busted: Study shows no link between bras a... [Published HeraldNet - Oct 05 2014]
Wine Connoisseur Drowns In Wine Barrel After Fe... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 01 2014]
No association found between wearing a bra and ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Sep 30 2014]
Opioid painkillers carry high risk of addiction... [Published Voice of Russia - Sep 30 2014]
Risks of opioids outweigh benefits for headache... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 29 2014]
What is the link between wearing a bra and brea... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 29 2014]
Southcoast Health announces four physician hires [Published Southcoast Business Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
Prehospital intravenous access and fluid resusc... [Published Critical Care - Sep 28 2014]
Seattle-metro News and Events for Sept. 25 thro... [Published Skanner - Sep 25 2014]
Skin, respiratory symptoms increase near gas wells [Published Ecologist - Sep 25 2014]
Stagnant vaccination rates in Washington State [Published UW Daily Online - Sep 25 2014]
Wearable Artificial Kidney Safety Test Receives... [Published Medical Design Technology - Sep 23 2014]
Tackling climate change presents a ‘golden oppo... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 23 2014]
Tackling Climate Change Presents A 'Golden Oppo... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 22 2014]
Debunking the myth that bras cause breast cancer [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 19 2014]
Wearable artificial kidney safety testing recei... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 17 2014]
Building connections [Published UW Daily Online - Jul 30 2014]
UW Medicine initiates new Emergency Medical Ser... [Published UW Daily Online - Jul 09 2014]
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