University of Washington School of Public Health

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Name: University of Washington School of Public Health
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Critique of "Report on the State of Health + Urbanism"

A group of researchers who study the intersection of design and health has produced a lengthy rebuttal to a report published last fall by MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism in the School of Architecture + Planning, which is collaborating with the AIA ... [Published Architect Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Depression and Diabetes Don't Play Nice with Kidneys

Major depression associated with kidney failure risk in diabetes patientsMarch 28, 2014 / Author: Liza Baskin / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MDRate This ArticleAverage RatingYour Rating(dailyRx News) Depression is common among diabetes patients and ... [Published Daily Rx - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Two spine surgeons are three times safer than one

This image shows Rajiv Sethi, M.D., an orthopedic spinal surgeon in neurosurgery at Group Health, director of spinal deformity and complex reconstruction at Virginia Mason, and clinical assistant professor of health services at the University of Washington ... [Published Medical Xpress - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Will You Design the Next D.C. Attraction?

Following in the footsteps of New York's High Line  and Atlanta's Belt Line projects, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit is looking to enter the nation's capital into the ranks of urban cities that are transforming existing transportation infrastructure into ... [Published Eco-Structure - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

UW study says:

Distance to supermarket makes no difference to diet qualityPublic health experts have assumed that living close to a supermarket is linked to a better diet and lower obesity. The closer you lived to one, the theory went, the more likely you were to eat ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

When to Give Antiviral Drugs for the Flu

Hello. I am Angela Campbell, a physician in the Influenza Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. I am happy to speak with you today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape.To date this flu ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Dec 26 2013 - Updated Dec 26 2013 - 1 reports

In tight fiscal times, National Public Health Week highlights the return on public health investments [The Pump Handle]

While we’re on vacation, we’re re-posting content from earlier in the year. This post was originally published on March 8, 2013. by Kim Krisberg In a little less than a month, public health workers and their community partners in Macomb County, Mich., ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Dec 26 2013]

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...The three authors have collaborated on previous papers and books, including "Making Healthy Places: Designing and Building for Health, Well-Being, and Sustainability." Frumkin and Jackson also serve on the AIA's Design and Health leadership group
"We can shorten the operation when we have two surgeons in the operating room as equal partners: a neurosurgeon and an orthopedic surgeon with specialized spine training" said lead author Rajiv K Sethi, MD...
The competition brief also states that "to care about the river, people need to experience it" —and so the park's backers are seeking teams that will remove existing barriers to the river...
"Clearly, people tend to bypass a multitude of supermarkets, grocery and ethnic stores near their homes to get to their primary supermarket of choice" said lead author Anju Aggarwal, a research associate at UW's Center for Obesity Research

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Will You Design the Next D.C. Attraction? [Published Eco-Structure - Mar 22 2014]
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When to Give Antiviral Drugs for the Flu [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 17 2014]
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