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Researchers: Payment For Kidney Donations Could Result In More Donors, Shorter Wait For Patients

The findings of a recent study suggest that paying kidney donors $10,000 could increase the amount of willing participants in the program, resulting in a shorter wait for those in need of a new kidney.

10/25/2013

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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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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Drowsy Driving Becoming Dangerous Problem

Drowsy drivers may cause nearly a third of all deadly car crashes according to federal statistics.

10/07/2013

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Portland Company Named Nation’s Top Polluter

The Portland, Oregon-based company Precision Castparts Corp. has just been named the nation’s top industrial air polluter

CBS Seattle–08/27/2013

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Study To Look At Mount St. Helens Plumbing

Earth scientists want to take a better look at Mount St. Helens’ plumbing.

08/15/2013

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Study: Legalizing Pot Could Cause More Accidental Consumption Incidents In Kids

A new study has found that more children are accidentally ingesting marijuana now that the drug has been legalized in several states.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2013

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Homeland Requests Permission To Study Fee At Nation’s Land Border Crossings With Canada

A proposed study of a fee to enter the United States by land has prompted wide opposition from lawmakers from northern states.

CBS Seattle–05/27/2013

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Study: Exercise Cuts Kidney Stone Risk In Women

Women have another reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones. You don’t have to break a sweat or be a super athlete, either. Even walking for a couple hours a week can cut the risk of developing this painful and common problem by about one-third, a large study found.

CBS Seattle–05/03/2013

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