Understanding ACEs

Helping kids bounce back from adversity may lead to a healthier adulthood
More than 20 years ago, a physician named Vincent Felitti began wondering why a successful obesity program offered by his employer, the health care provider Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, was seeing a significant patient dropout rate. Why would people quit, despite losing weight?

Words That Heal

One woman's story of how she manages her state of mind
It was found, like many discoveries before it, on a quest. In 2004, National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner led a team of scientists across the globe investigating one of the world's greatest puzzles.

Brachytherapy Breakthrough

A new option for treating skin cancer skips the scalpel
It was tax season. The way accountant Greg Sweeney saw it, there was no way he had the time to skip work for surgery and then see clients with a bandage on his neck.

A Difference of Mere Degrees

The osteopathic profession hasn't just gone mainstream; it's become a big part of the future of health care
In the months of battles between the University of Washington and Washington State University over whether WSU will launch its own medical school in the state, one important fact has largely been glossed over. Washington state already has another medical school.

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