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Children ages 5-11 are the latest group to become eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, following approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 19.
May 20, 2022

Children ages 5-11 are the latest group to become eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, following approval from the Centers for Disease Co

A mother holds her baby.
May 20, 2022

Consistency and patience are key factors for people working to resume lactating if they’ve slowed down or stopped altogether, according to UW Medicine nurse and lactation consultant Gretchen Rohrbaugh.

A man holds a bottle of aspirin in front of a medicine cabinet.
May 17, 2022

Taking a daily low-dose aspirin, a common practice long believed to protect against heart attacks and strokes, is not always a healthy one, says the United States Preventive Services Taskforce.

May 10, 2022

National foundation recognizes Heart Institute’s case volumes, superior outcomes in surgical repairs to halt degenerative disease.

Savannah Robles was born at 22 weeks' gestation at UW Medical Center - Montlake in July 2021.
May 5, 2022

A team of specialists serving the families of extremely preterm babies (22 to 25 weeks' gestation) is giving the earliest newborns across the Pacific Northwest a better shot at surviving.

A friend provides support during a conversation.
May 4, 2022

Most services for sexual assault survivors focus on the survivor. A UW Medicine researcher is studying a new program that instead focuses on survivors’ friends, family and other supporters.

Dorene Centioli-McTigue attends an appointment at the UW Medicine Stroke Clinic at Harborview.
May 2, 2022

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. This time of year has a renewed meaning for Dorene Centioli-McTigue. The founder of Pagliacci Pizza at first did not  recognize a subtle stroke warning sign a year ago.

May 5, 2022

Before 2021, the survival rate of extreme preemies was poor.  An initiative at UW Medicine changed that.

Testicular cancer affects young and middle-aged men more than other age groups, with 33 being the average age of diagnosis, but UW Medicine urologist Dr. Thomas Walsh says it is "imminently treatable" if caught early.
April 26, 2022

Testicular cancer affects young and middle-aged men more than other age groups, with 

April 26, 2022

After her stepson’s death at age 20, Nancy Balin urges men not to shy away from reporting symptoms of testicular cancer.

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