Clinical Care

Stethoscope
March 4, 2019

People who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer before age 50 are more likely to be have a later stage of the disease, compared with older patients, according to a preview of

February 26, 2019

Kristina Katrel remembers her first pregnancy being relatively easy. As a marathoner and enthusiast of yoga and pilates, she bounced back quickly nine years ago and returned to her routine of work, home and exercise.

February 22, 2019

Every year across the United States, several thousand young people with a serious lifelong illness are released from pediatric care to an often confusing, sometimes uncaring world of adult care.

Kristina Katrel holding her son
February 26, 2019

Getting in shape can be tough, and for new parents, it can be a frustrating process. Kristina Katrel, a Seattle mom of two, is navigating how to exercise as she feels like she can't do everything she used to.

Picture of Dr. Margaret Green administering a penicillin allergy test
February 14, 2019

When receiving medical care for infections, some people have resisted penicillin and related antibiotics because of a presumed allergy. According to a recent report, th

February 14, 2019

According to a new study published recently in JAMA, many patients eschew using the safest antibiotic in the mistaken belief they are allergic to an entire class of ant

February 7, 2019

Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity?

January 30, 2019

Only a couple of years ago, standard care for managing a diagnosed concussion was to rest the patient in a darkened room and minimize their brain stimulation.

picture of an aspirin bottle, from above
January 24, 2019

Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailme

picture of mammogram sign outside of Seattle shelter
January 23, 2019

UW Medicine partnered with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to bring a mammogram van to Mary's Place, a Seattle day center for women and children. 

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