Clinical Care

November 13, 2018

It was supposed to be a routine six-month checkup after a mastectomy for breast cancer.  When the nurse came back with blood work results, she looked worried. Mary Wimer’s cancer hadn't came back, but her diabetes had been discovered. 

November 6, 2018

After giving birth, perhaps the last thing most moms likely want to ponder is their vaginal microbiome.

Pregnant woman
November 9, 2018

When babies transition from the womb to the world, they pick up a population of beneficial bacteria, or microbiome, from their mother’s birth canal that would enhance protections from disease. But in the case of C-sections, some moms have been a

November 2, 2018

Dr. Melinda Rathkopf, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks with Health about the causes of an allergic reaction and how to respond. 

Mary Ouellette with her husband
October 25, 2018

Life changes in an instant. That truth is one Mary Ouellette knows firsthand after a car ran head-on into hers on August 10, 2018.  She was transported from Polson, Montana, to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

October 23, 2018

Murray Raskind, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has helped service veterans get a good night's sleep after dealing with years of nightmares brought on by combat.

Vaccine
October 19, 2018

The FDA approved making Gardasil 9, the vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus, available to women and men

October 19, 2018

In this KUOW podcast, Dr.

October 17, 2018

A study published this week reflects that more patients than ever who need aortic-valve heart repair are doing so via a catheter instead of open surger

picture of a 3D-printed heart model
October 18, 2018

A study published this week shows that more heart patients than ever are getting their aortic valves replaced by way of a long catheter

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