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UW Physicians Neighborhood Clinics earn accreditation
and perfect score

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UW Physicians Neighborhood Clinics, located throughout Seattle and King County, Wash., received the three-year maximum renewal period awarded by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care along with a 100 percent score in the national accreditation survey. (Full Story)

VA Puget Sound to participate in MS Center of Excellence

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System and the Portland VA Medical Center are establishing a new Center of Excellence in Multiple Sclerosis, MS Center of Excellence West (MSCoE West). (Full Story)

Prostate cancer screening not necessary for all men

Researchers working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services announced that there is insufficient scientific evidence to promote routine prostate cancer screening for all men. (Full Story)

Collaborative care enhances treatment for anxiety disorders

Patient education and psychiatric visits integrated into primary care were associated with decreased outpatient medical costs and were more effective in reducing panic attack symptoms. (Full Story)

General Surgery performs Operation: Peanut Butter

The UW Division of General Surgery is attempting to collect 2,512 pounds of peanut butter, enough to match the combined estimated weight of the division's surgeons. (Full Story)

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