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Darrell Owens,  nurse practitioner, outpatient palliative and supportive medicine services, during home visit to a patient receiving palliative care at end of life. The patient's son is present, as well.
June 26, 2017

Darrell Owens, nurse practitioner, outpatient palliative and supportive medicine services, during home visit to a patient receiving palliative care at end of life. The patient's son is present, as well.

June 26, 2017

Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office.

 
Credit: Clare McLean 
Dr. Joel Carey, family medicine, applies a splint to a patient's broken wrist at the UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic.

Dr. Joel Carey, family medicine, applies a splint to a patient's broken wrist at the UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic.

 
Credit: Clare McLean 
Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at Northwest Hospital
June 26, 2017

Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at Northwest Hospital

 
Credit: Clare McLean
picture of Peyton and Nicki Miller, a mom and daughter with type 1 diabetes
June 6, 2017

(Downloadable video, script)  Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier.  Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes expert, provides context. 

June 19, 2017

For once, she said, her dad didn’t have to check on her during the night.

Peyton Miller was reflecting on the biggest change posed by the new insulin pump that she’s worn for a month.

June 16, 2017

In recent years, the price of insulin has soared, making that therapy unaffordable for many patients with type 2 diabetes.

June 16, 2017

Physicians ordered or provided 2.8 billion drugs for their patients in 2013, and those numbers have risen steadily, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More people than ever are taking prescription drugs.

June 15, 2017

Sue McNeely of Bothell, Washington, hasn't driven since February 10, when she had a stroke in rush-hour traffic on Interstate 405.

May 24, 2017

When West Seattle resident Joel Eggert, 46, died last December in a motorcycle accident, his decision to be an organ donor became a life-saving gift.

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