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Friday, June 22, 2018

Review of nearly 150,000 patient cases provides strong evidence, says UW Medicine urologist who led research.

News Releases

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June 19, 2018

Heroin use in Pacific Northwest linked to incurable kidney disease

Usually seen with inflammatory illnesses, the disease here has an unusual common thread: injection-drug use.

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June 14, 2018

Rural emergency departments strained by physician shortages

A workforce analysis shows coastal and mountain states have the highest, and central and southern states the lowest, proportion of emergency physicians. 

picture of heart transplant team at UW Medical Center
June 13, 2018

Heart-transplant program opens access to Hep C-positive donors

UW Medicine patients can opt in for suitable donor hearts and must complete an 8- to 12-week postoperative drug regimen to clear the virus.