Category: Seattle Times

Harborview to test drug on the unconscious without consent

July 9th, 2014 in 2014, George Annas, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Seattle Times 0 comments

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George Annas, School of Public Health

Say you get hit by a car, trip on stairs or slip off a ladder and hit your head. While you’re unconscious, you may be enrolled in a study and injected with a drug researchers at Harborview Medical Center hope will prevent bleeding in your brain…

Expert quote:

“I think the whole concept of doing research on people without consent is bad. I want researchers to take informed consent as seriously as they take their study.”

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At James ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s trial, glimpses of a Boston long gone

August 5th, 2013 in 2013, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Seattle Times, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Every morning at dawn, a small line forms outside the federal courthouse here as residents old and young jostle for a seat on a hard wooden bench in courtroom number 11…

Expert quote:

“It’s been a major transformation; the old ways have fallen by the wayside. Boston is not the way it was, thank God; the lost Boston wasn’t anything great.”

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No room for mistakes: Design perfectionists at home

January 26th, 2012 in 2012, Gail Steketee, Newsmakers, School of Social Work, Seattle Times 0 comments

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Gail Steketee, School of Social Work

Todd Waterbury’s apartment is just perfect…

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Family can play powerful role in helping loved ones addicted to prescribed drugs

January 20th, 2012 in 2012, Lisa Najavits, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Seattle Times 0 comments

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Lisa Najavits, School of Medicine

With close to 2 million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription painkillers, a growing number of families are redefining their notions of what a drug addict looks like…

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European credit-rating cuts could hamper rescue package

January 14th, 2012 in 2012, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management, Seattle Times 0 comments

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Mark Williams, School of Management

Standard & Poor’s stripped France of its coveted AAA credit rating and downgraded eight other eurozone countries in a sign the continent’s debt crisis has a way to go before being resolved….

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