Clinical Care

July 27, 2023

After decades of use, some patients with diabetes “are running out of real estate” on their skin.

Organic honey stirred by a wooden spoon.
July 31, 2023

UW Medicine family medicine physician Dr. Debra Bell has a clear message about artificial sweeteners: No amount is good for our health. 

A customer completes an over-the-counter purchase at a pharmacy.
July 13, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration today approved a birth-control pill that can be obtained without a prescription.

July 12, 2023

A UW Medicine team saved a patient with a dual-organ transplant based on a concept about immunoprotection.

August 21, 2023

Exposure to wildfire smoke can result in low birth weight, premature births and developmental delays, studies show. 


A woman puts on a mask as wildfire smoke fills the air around her.
August 20, 2023

Smoke from wildfires is affecting air quality around Washington state.  

A child prepares to light a handful of fireworks.
June 29, 2023

In recent years, Harborview Medical Center’s Emergency Department has seen an average of 65 patients with fireworks-caused injuries around the Fourth of July.  

A young boy is treated for a minor bug bite with ice.
June 28, 2023

Bug bites are in the headlines this week with reports of five people contracting malaria in

June 27, 2023

The FDA should amend its buprenorphine dose limit, which is outdated, according to a recent literature review. 

A person steps on a scale to measure their weight.
May 31, 2023

Media outlets and channels have recently spotlighted prescription medications


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