Clinical Care

Entrance to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
February 16, 2022

Today fewer than 50 inpatients are being treated for COVID-19 across UW Medicine’s four hospital campuses. This is down from a pandemic high of 204 in January.

Emotions are powerful to our health, as a heart attack-mimicking condition that’s become known as “broken heart” syndrome continues to prove.
February 11, 2022

Emotions powerfully affect our health.

According to a UW Medicine neurosurgeon, the severity of a brain injury often doesn’t match what’s visible on the outside of someone’s head.
February 10, 2022

Head injuries are the focus of many conversations this week, with Bob Saget’s family announcing the cause of the late actor and comedian’s death as

February 10, 2022

Special effort is needed to promote screening among populations who have limited access to health services, the panel said. 

A customer considers medication choices at a pharmacy.
February 9, 2022

Even as the omicron variant loosens its grip in Washington state, transmission of COVID-19 remains much higher than last winter.

Artificial snow is made at a ski resort.
February 3, 2022

Nearly all the snow at this month’s Winter Olympics in and around Beijing is artificial, according to a recent report.

picture of COVID-19 test site
January 31, 2022

UW Medicine has 15 COVID-19 testing locations in the Puget Sound region. Sites in Ballard and at Lake Sammamish State Park reopen today, Jan.

The blood transfusion service at Harborview Medical Center distributes blood for patients across the hospital.
January 25, 2022

Healthcare workers working to keep up with the ongoing surge of the omicron variant at full hospitals are juggling another type of emergency:

Pregnant woman receives vaccination
January 24, 2022

Social media is the next frontier for providing expecting families with medically accurate information about COVID-19 vaccines, through the "One Vax, Two Lives" campaign founded in pa

January 24, 2022

Pregnant women need to get vaccinated now, given highly contagious omicron variant, says one UW Medicine OB-GYN.


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