Clinical Care

October 16, 2018

Surgeons have different technical aptitudes, just as with any other job skill set.

October 19, 2018

"Millions of people with type 1 diabetes have to deal with syringes and insulin pumps every day, in a constant effort to keep their blood glucose levels steady.

October 12, 2018

It's fall, and it's time for a pumpkin spice latte, or some other wonderful concoction which entices the senses. But first, just how much sugar or fat is in that drink?

picture of Barak Gaster
October 24, 2018

It's best for patients to express concerns about memory problems to their doctor early on, before symptoms become worse.  Their doctor can either rule out a medical problem or put into motion diagnostic tests for dementia.  The goal is to be pre

October 24, 2018

Doctors and patients should do a better job of talking to each other about cognitive problems and the potential diagnosis of dementia, says Barak Gaster, a primary-care p

Teen worrying
October 10, 2018

Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care.

October 11, 2018

Late last week the FDA approved making Gardasil 9, the vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus, available to women and men up to age 45.

October 9, 2018

A mother called up Dr. Doreen Kiss  at UW Medicine's Kent-Des Moines Clinic, and asked for her help.

EpiPen
October 1, 2018

Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start.

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