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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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.

orangutan genome great apes
June 7, 2018

Improved ape genome assemblies give human evolution insights

Many genetic differences between humans and other great apes were not recognized earlier when their genomes were first compared.