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Volume 8, Number 26Space holderJuly 2, 2004


UWMC moves up to ninth spot in U.S. News hospital rankings

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UW Medical Center has moved up one spot in the ranking of the nation's premier hospitals in U.S.News & World Report's 2004 guide to "America's Best Hospitals." (Full Story)


Behavioral counseling can decrease risk of aquiring HIV

Intensive behavioral counseling for men who have sex with men can help reduce behaviors that put them at high risk for HIV infection, according to a study published July 1 in the medical journal The Lancet. (Full Story)

Researchers in USDA study to examine obesity and poverty

UW and University of California, Davis, researchers will examine the links between poverty and obesity. (Full Story)

UW fellows win Pfizer Scholars in Pain Management Awards

Two UW fellows have won Pfizer Scholars in Pain Management Awards. The awards, sponsored by Pfizer Inc., recognize physicians for outstanding contributions to research and patient care in pain management. (Full Story)