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picture of a lipid panel test result
January 17, 2019

In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects.

January 17, 2019

In the past decade, U.S. adults’ health has generally worsened due to poor nutrition and inactivity.

Kerry at an appointment
January 15, 2019

If you needed a heart transplant, would you choose to get a donor heart that would also infect you with hepatitis C?  That's the decision Kerry Hayes had to make.

Tissues, cup, glasses on a nightstand
December 31, 2018

Flu season is underway, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC monitors and analyzes several indicators that signal the start of the flu season.  Those criteria were met in the week ending Dec. 15. 

January 16, 2019

UW Medicine is declaring success with the Pacific Northwest’s first heart-transplant recipient to purposely acquire the hepatitis C virus (HCV) from the donor organ and then have the disease eradicated by antiviral medication.

December 20, 2018

An immunotherapy clinical trial based in Seattle, among other U.S. sites, was pivotal to the Dec.

December 27, 2018

In a policy statement this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged pediatric healthcare providers

December 28, 2018

Eating well and exercising before surgery can improve surgical outcomes in the context of standardized care pathways, even among patients who have extremely serious procedures, according to a study by UW Medicine scientists

December 11, 2018

For Robert, * it was getting just too hard to get out of bed in the morning during the winter months.

December 10, 2018

The cost of insulin the United States has motivated one in four diabetes patients to skimp on insulin dosages to stretch the drug's longevity and accommodate their budgets, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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