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the Pacific Northwest isn’t alone in being deprived of vitamin D during wintertime. The sun’s rays are too weak to trigger the process of vitamin D production on anyone’s skin above the 37th parallel north during winter months.
December 21, 2021

The Northern Hemisphere experiences winter solstice today, Dec. 21, and Pacific Northwest residents look eagerly toward increasing minutes of daylight starting tomorrow.

Baby Alora is happy and healthy at home alongside mom Charity and dad Ruben, three months after being born at UW Medical Center - Montlake.
November 24, 2021

Charity Lincoln Gutierrez-Vazquez and her husband Ruben celebrate Thanksgiving this year with their first child, Alora, at home in Oregon.

UW Medicine orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jerry Huang explains treatment of this common finger injury among athletes at all levels which Seahawks QB Russell Wilson suffered on Oct. 7 vs. the Los Angeles Rams.
November 10, 2021

When the Seattle Seahawks travel to Green Bay to face the Packers on Sunday, a familiar star will be under center for the visiting squad.

According to UW Medicine doctors, there are triggers which made the symptoms of long COVID worse, like not having enough sleep, stress, overexertion and not eating well.
November 10, 2021

Demand for care at UW Medicine's Post-COVID Rehabilitation and Recovery Clinic has risen steadily since the clinic's founding in May 2020.

After three months of treatment at UW Medicine, Howard Breidenbach got to tell his numerous care providers he was finally headed home on Oct. 28.
November 8, 2021

Howard Breidenbach was in the fast lane to retirement this summer. The 47-year-old man had worked hard to build a trucking company, a passion that defined his adulthood, he said.

picture of man looking at laptop computer with SAD light
November 5, 2021

Evening will appear to fall earlier as clocks are set back an hour this weekend in most of the United States.

November 5, 2021

Serotonin levels, exercise and light all play a part in Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is very treatable, a psychiatrist says.

November 10, 2021

Clinicians help UW Medicine patients recognize and manage triggers that can exacerbate their condition. 

October 27, 2021

Using high-frequency waves, the new treatment pushes smaller stones from the bottom of the kidney toward the ureter. 

October 19, 2021

The site will operate a turboprop, an aircraft ideal to maneuver in adverse weather conditions around the Cascades.


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