Clinical Care

picture of woman wiping her nose after sneezing
October 9, 2017

(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script)  Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat.

October 5, 2017

Virtual reality and hypnosis are two ways that UW Medicine pain-medicine specialists are trying to reduce patients' dependence on opioids. 

October 3, 2017

12 years – that’s how long benefits persist from the Roux-en-Y gastric-bypass weight-loss surgery, according to results of a multi-site U.S.

October 2, 2017

[Update 8:25 a.m. Oct. 3 to clarify that dental services will be provided only to current patients of the Safe Harbor Free Clinic of Stanwood.]

September 29, 2017

If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), chances are you’ve heard of (and may even use) probiotics. But you may not have heard of probiotics' counterpart, prebiotics.

September 28, 2017

(Downloadable video soundbites, b-roll and and script)  Vitamin D is produced naturally in our bodies in response to sunshine. But daylight is getting short, and with winter coming, we wondered how much vitamin D do people really need?  UW Medic

illustration of part of a human brain
June 12, 2017

(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic."  It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes the experience and Dr.

September 19, 2017

Athletes are dying from cardiac arrests that occur during play because teammates, coaches and other bystanders don't know how to respond, a new study suggests.

September 19, 2017

Around Seattle, where seemingly every third adult is tattooed, adolescents and children may be more eager for their own body art.

picture of smoky sky in Seattle, caused by recent fires
September 5, 2017

(Downloadable video soundbites and b-roll) The smoke-filled air that has enveloped Seattle for several days makes breathing especially difficult for people with asthma and other lung conditions, says UW Medicine pulmonologist Joshua Benditt.

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