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Children playing soccer
September 4, 2018

The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare

August 31, 2018

A new international guideline has been developed, and released August 31, which will help physicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare and often fata

August 31, 2018

As of Aug. 31, 2018, UW Medicine’s heart transplant team had received eight patient referrals from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) after the suspension of its heart-transplant program. 

picture of Dr. Daniel Fishbein of UW Medicine
August 31, 2018

In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle.

August 29, 2018

In a KIRO 7 News story, reporter Deborah Horne talks to UW Medicine physician Jonathan Drezner about the need for EKGs during routine sports screenings for young athletes.

Alaya Rogers
August 27, 2018

Imagine your child going back to school and not being able to enjoy favorite activites, like singing, dancing, or running. That was the reality for 8-year-old Alaya Rogers until she took control of her asthma. Dr.

August 23, 2018

“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions.

picture of Jeremiah Brown
August 15, 2018

Smoke from the wildfires in Canada, Oregon and Eastern Washington blanketed Western Washington this week, and it’s been difficult for Jeremiah Brown, 8, who struggles with asthma, to catch his breath.  He and his mom, Elisha Chaney, talk about h

picture of Elizabeth Swisher
August 17, 2018

A free home genetic test for women who are at risk for ovarian cancer is available through MAGENTA, which s short for MAking GENetic Testing Accessible.

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