At several large research universities, including Johns Hopkins, the University of Washington, the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard, federal dollars comprised 80 percent of research spending.
In wake of Newtown shootings, school psychologists seek greater role in school mental health efforts
School psychologists must be part of the conversation about school safety and mental health services, both nationally and at the local level, says the leader of the National Association of School Psychologists at its annual meeting here in Seattle.
Medical schools have responded to the physician shortage by increasing admissions, but residency programs have not been able to follow suit. As a result, for the first time in its history, the US may see a decline in the number of practicing physicians.
Patients who are allowed to read their doctor’s notes more likely to take their medicine – Harborview study finds
In a new study co-authored by researchers at Seattle’s Harborview medical center patients were able to read their doctor’s notes online. The study found that 60 to 78 percent of patients who read their visit notes reported that they were more likely to take their medications as prescribed.
Right now, if you want to read the published results of the biomedical research that your own tax dollars paid for, you can get free online. But a new bill in Congress wants to make you pay.
Health organizations and school districts are using Web sites and texting services to provide teens with accurate information about sex, the New York Times reports.
A video explaining RNA interference — or RNAi — from the journal Nature Reviews Genetics. The animation by Ballard-based Arkitek Studios.
The University of Washington’s DO-IT Scholars program is inviting applications from Washington state high school sophomores and juniors with disabilities who are interested in preparing for college.
Despite a recession, the number of jobs in Washington state’s life sciences sector rose 9 percent from 2007 through the first quarter of this year, according to a report released at the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Associations 2011 Governor’s Life Sciences Annual.
How does biological science relate to society? Join your neighbors in new community discussion series that starts tonight, Oct. 18th The events, organized by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, are free and open all.
Your Medical Mind offers a well-sourced, approachable account of the challenges we and our clinicians face when we are truly engaged in making medical decisions together.
Several refugees from Bhutan who have resettled in King County in recent years are deaf, adding additional challenges to the struggle of adjusting to life in the U.S.
Research shows that good communication can ensure safer care and better health outcomes. This is especially true for patients with diabetes and other chronic, or ongoing, conditions.