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2 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

HIV infections in children under five down by over three quarters

A study has found that child-focused interventions have significantly reduced HIV-infection rates in children under the age of five.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | Asia News Network

HIV/Aids mortality rate rising by 11% annually in Pakistan

Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is claiming more lives in Pakistan than ever, says a first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries released on Monday.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

San Juan Islander

Weather expert and radio personality Cliff Mass at Mullis Center July 22

Cliff Mass, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington will speak at the Mullis Center at 6:30 pm.


Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, Global Warming

Infection Control Today

Potential New Flu Drugs Target Immune Response, Not Virus

The seriousness of disease often results from the strength of immune response, rather than with the virus, itself.


Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram.


Related Topix: Symphony, Jazz, Kenny G, Irvine, CA

Highline Times

Long Phan: From White Center to the White House

By Ann Kendall His parents told him, "You're going to have to work hard the rest of your life, so you may as well enjoy it."


Related Topix: White Center, WA

Volume 60, Issue 42: July 25, 2014

More than 43,500 staff and faculty members weighed in for this year's survey about what makes certain institutions great places to work.


Related Topix: University of Chicago, Princeton University

Northwest Asian Weekly

Jamie Lee joins as IDEA program manager

Lee is a graduate of the University of Washington and has worked for almost ten years with the homeless youth, community members, and neighborhood groups in the University District as well as volunteering at a number of organizations in the International District.



School Winners

Kamiak grad National Merit Scholar: Ryan Vogt, a recent graduate of Kamiak High School, has received a National Merit University of Minnesota Scholarship.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Mill Creek, WA, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, Edmonds, WA, University of Idaho

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Rice scientist part of study to map Mount St. Helens' depths

Mount St. Helens erupted on July 22, 1980. Now, geophysicists are planning to use explosions to map the volcano's interior.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Rice University, Oregon State University, University of Texas at El Paso, Earthquake

UW Dawg Pound

3 Star ATH Jordan Miller Becomes UW's First 2015 Defensive Commit

The Huskies got their first defensive commitment for the 2015 class in Jordan Miller, a 6'1" 175 pounder out of Oceanside California.


Related Topix: Oceanside, CA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA

Jerusalem Post

Fighting academic boycott efforts, one delegation at a time

Recent visit to Israel by seven American law school deans may help with public relations once Operation Protective Edge is over.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Concord Monitor

Study: Babies exercise language areas of brain before speaking

Babies start with simple vowel sounds - ooh's and aah's. A mere months later, the cooing turns into babbling - "bababa" - showing off a newfound grasp of consonants.


Bellingham Herald

'Echoes of War' serial delves into Bellingham's connection to Civil War mystery

Janet Oakley of Bellingham wrote the first chaper of "Echoes of War: Mystery of the missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County."


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Lynden, WA, Western Washington University

The Bothell Reporter

Son of Bothell resident graduates basic training

Army Spc. Matthew T. Fuller has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Bothell, WA, Everett, WA

The Olympian

Expand, dona t dilute, UW medical school

It was a revolutionary concept in 1971 when the University of Washington School of Medicine pioneered the nation's first collaborative medical school with the University of Alaska and Washington State University.


Related Topix: Washington State University, Medicine, WSU Spokane

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Seattle Times

Tacoma rebounds

PORT OF TACOMA: This port is prospering at Seattle's expense, and voters in Pierce County value and support their port.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Pierce County, WA, University of Washington Tacoma

KUOW-FM Seattle

Research Community Mourns Loss Of AIDS Research Leader

Seattle's medical and research community is mourning the death of dozens of HIV researchers killed in the Malaysia Air crash Thursday.


Seattle Seahawks

On this date: Three home games moved to Husky Stadium

The Seahawks were 1-2 in the regular-season games at Husky Stadium, where they would play all their home games in 2000 and 2001 while a new stadium was being built on the site of the Kingdome.


Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football

Renton Reporter

New, healthier school menus proving popular

Kira Acker, district nutrition services and warehouse manager, reports that paid meals consumption is increasing in the high schools after a nutrition transformation in the district about four years ago.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Education Etc.