Clinical Care

February 3, 2023

For decades, laboratories have routinely adjusted test-result values of alpha fetoprotein by approximately 10% for Black mothers.

January 26, 2023

Efforts by acute-care teams to reduce glucose readings of patients with diabetes may do more harm than good, an analysis suggests.

(Getty Images) Medical personnel prepare to treat a multiple gunshot victim in the emergency room of Harborview Medical Center on March 09, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. Harborview is the only Level 1 trauma care center in Washington State, also serving Idaho, Montana and Alaska.
January 17, 2023

Donations are sought by two of the largest blood services providers in the Northwest, and an ongoing supply is vital for trauma care. 

January 13, 2023

Inpatient-outpatient cognitive behavioral therapy pilot prioritizes people who have been involuntarily committed. 

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.


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