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Tag Archives: Dr. Frederick Rivara

Saving Lives Through Gun Research

According to new research by University of Washington’s School of Public Health, gunshot survivors are four times more likely to die from firearms than other patients. In this episode we meet the UW Medicine doctors who are heading this study and learn how they hope to change that statistic. (more…)

Concussions: Lessening the Blow

While the NFL continues to make strides towards protecting players from concussions, UW Medicine doctors and researchers are playing a pivotal role in legislation, research and prevention. On this episode of UW Medicine Pulse, meet the very doctors and researchers on the forefront of change in this area and the young man who inspired new concussion protocols on the field – for the entire nation. (more…)