Learn about emergency preparedness You know you need an emergency preparedness plan; it is on your to-do list. But where do you start? How do you talk to your children about the possibility of disaster and how it will affect your family? Is you business prepared? Join Seattle Red Cross, Seattle Children’s, FEMA and other [...]
Science Café — Tacoma What Can Fruit Flies Teach Us About Cancer? Thursday, July 7, 2011 – 7 p.m. – The Harmon Brewery Because we share about two-thirds of our genes with the humble fruit fly, scientists can pinpoint genes that contribute to human cancer by studying genes in these tiny insects. Join the University [...]
Join Charles Finkel, founder and President of The Pike Brewing Company at July’s Queen Anne Science Café to explore the science of making beer through the eyes of Louis Pasteur.
Annual Music for Medicine Benefit Concert May 18 Music for Medicine event benefits the Polyclinic Community Health Foundation and the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival. The Polyclinic Community Health Foundation uses the funds to provide medication to patients who are uninsured, low-income, and suffering from chronic illnesses. Working with Kelley-Ross Pharmacy and The Polyclinic physicians, the [...]
Panel discussion of nuclear energy, the Fukushima nuclear disaster and implications for the state of Washington. Panelists will give updates on: Health effects of radiation and their impact on Washington State. Status of the situation at the Fukushima reactor; overview of “hot spots” in our state. What citizens need to know that may not be [...]
May Eastside Science Café: The Modern Legacy of Ancient Viruses May 9, 2011 – 7 p.m. – Wilde Rover In the past century, we’ve seen outbreaks of new viruses such as HIV, SARS and several flu strains, but what about the viruses that came before them? These ancient, extinct viruses (“paleoviruses”) affect modern humans, too. [...]
In the United States, traditional Western medicine is the dominant form of care. But in Seattle many people favor alternative approaches. What do different approaches to wellness have to offer?
KPLU will host a panel discussion on Seattle’s global health and development initiatives, moderated by its global health blogger Tom Paulson next Tuesday. Here are the details. Can Seattle Save the World? (Poverty, Health and Chocolate) Seattle is now a leader in global health and the fight against poverty. The Gates Foundation and many other [...]
Washington Policy Center’s Annual Health Care Conference this year will focus on the state implementation of federal health care reform.
– Do You Know Where Your DNA Is? A moderated panel discussion and luncheon hosted by City Club. Did you know that the greater Seattle region is a hotbed for large collections of biological information and personal health information? Experts claim the collection and management of this data stands to benefit large scale medical research [...]
Neurologist Aaron Heide, MD on the latest in stroke prevention and the remarkable advances that have been made in stroke recovery–Eastside Science Café Oct 11
Free talk about how light and our eyes can affect mood – research that has implications for depression, seasonal affective disorder, and jet lag.
The Martha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research at Swedish Medical Center is hosting its 2010 Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium in Seattle, October 28-29.
Proceeds from Miles for Midwives benefit the Washington Chapter of the American College of Nurse Midwives and the Midwives’ Association of Washington State