Clinical Care

January 19, 2023

A palliative-care specialist discusses his role with terminally ill patients who want to hasten death by not eating or drinking.

Skiers at Crystal Mountain in Pierce County
December 28, 2022

Today Stevens Pass Ski Resort reopened its slopes, which had been closed since Dec. 23.

Snow coats the facade of Harborview Medical Center’s Emergency Department in February 2019.
December 19, 2022

With below-freezing temperatures forecast this week in western Washington, UW Medicine specialists warn against two threats that accompany frigid weather: hypothermia and carbon monoxide poisoning. 

The LED board shows a photo of Grant Wahl, an American sports journalist who passed away whilst reporting on the Argentina and Netherlands match, prior to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 quarter final match between England and France at Al Bayt Stadium on December 10, 2022 in Al Khor, Qatar. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
December 15, 2022

Acclaimed soccer journalist Grant Wahl reportedly died of a ruptured ascending aortic aneurysm while covering

December 9, 2022

The air ambulance service’s local presence will expedite response times to medical emergencies in the San Juan Islands.

January 6, 2023

Many patients with end-stage kidney disease hear about in-center blood-cleansing, but not about the DIY approach at home.

December 8, 2022

Premera Blue Cross invests $6.6 million in UW fellowship to help address state's mental-health workforce crisis.

A mother takes her ill child's temperature.
December 8, 2022

Flu-related hospitalizations are higher so far this year than during every previous season to this point since 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Cont

November 18, 2022

The Montlake facility is the only U.S. hospital with seven consecutive 'Magnet' designations, representing gold-standard nursing. 


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