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Volume 5, Number 33Space holderAug. 17, 2001

Professors publish euthanasia discussion

Anthony Back, associate professor of medicine, and Robert Pearlman, professor of medicine, both at the VA Puget Sound, published commentary on the implications of euthanasia in the August 4, 2001 issue of The Lancet. The commentary accompanied a qualitative study that included face-to-face interviews with HIV-1 or AIDS patients discussing their experiences deliberating euthanasia.

For the full text, go to The Lancet.

UW and Hutchinson investigators included in top NIH-funded list

George Stamatoyannopoulos and Rainer Storb are the fourth and sixth, respectively, top NIH-funded basic research principal investigators listed in the June 15, 2001 issue of Science. (Full Story)

Montana State University WWAMI director retires

Stephen Guggenheim retired in May as the WWAMI director at Montana State University. (Full Story)

Admissions responds to AMCAS problems

For the past several months, the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) has been facing implementation problems with its new Web-based application services. (Full Story)

Clinical trial concludes diet and exercise effective in lowering type 2 diabetes risk

A national clinical trial concluded that a healthy diet and 30 minutes of daily exercise reduced the risk of acquiring type 2 diabetes by 58 percent, according to an announcement last week by Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson. (Full Story)

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