U.S. Prepares, Offers Help Amid Ebola Crisis

In the coming weeks, it is possible that U.S. residents who evacuated from West Africa in need of treatment for Ebola will be treated at Harborview Medical Center, just blocks from Seattle University. Two months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be a global emergency. Harborview’s announcement […]

2013 Flu Season More Severe, Data Shows

The arrival of winter brings with it many wonderful things: sweaters, fireplaces, snow, mittens. And many not-so-wonderful things: fever, cough and copious amounts of Kleenex. These flu signs are inescapable at this time of year, and this year’s flu season also inevitably brings with it the uncertainty and debate over the flu shot. The Center […]

Gluten Intolerance: Take it with a Grain…

Think about your diet. The average college student probably eats primarily cereal, bread and pasta. A constant carbo load. Yet, if you are one of the approximate 15 percent of the country’s population who claims to have gluten intolerance or celiac disease, these staple foods, along with many others, can no longer be a part […]

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