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Child With Measles Was At Sea-Tac Airport

Unvaccinated people could have been exposed to the disease

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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Yellowstone Says ‘Biobullets’ For Bison Won’t Work

Shooting wild bison with vaccine-laced “biobullets” to prevent the spread of disease to livestock would be too ineffective to justify the expense, Yellowstone National Park administrators said Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Go Red for Women Events Around the Sound

Friday, February 3 is National Go Red for Women Day! It’s a day for you to wear red, raise some money for the American Heart Association, or make personal choices to live a heart-healthier life. Here are some events surrounding the National Go Red for Women Day around the Sound. Make a difference in your life or someone else’s and attend one of these activities!

01/18/2012

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Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1Mile Walk Helps Those with Lung Cancer

The fourth annual Free to Breathe 5K and 1Mile run/walk along the Tacoma waterfront is to benefit the National Lung Cancer research and awareness program. Lung cancer advocates, survivors and the community to come together to raise support to fight this disease.

08/30/2011

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