Clinical Care

June 28, 2018

Reader's Digest reports that gaming disorder has to be evident for at least 12 months. It can’t just be a few hours or few days.

picture of Warren Buck’s x-ray of his artificial hips
June 26, 2018

"I feel at least 20, 25 years younger," says Warren Buck, 72, a baby-boomer who has rediscovered his active self a year after his second hip replacement at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. 

June 21, 2018

Seattle’s Rat City Roller Derby is extremely lucky to have its very own, full time athletic trainer — a very rare privilege for a roller derby team.

June 18, 2018

Just 42 and in peak health, successful businesswoman Keri Andrews had just been married when she sustained a stroke in 2017. Nine months later she receives daily speech, physical and occupational therapy at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital.

June 13, 2018

While at a yoga class, Aaron Barnett had a stroke. Luckily, his yoga instructor knew the signs and called 9-1-1.

June 13, 2018

UW Medicine’s heart-transplant team this month began giving all of its patients access to suitable donor hearts from decedents who tested positiv

June 8, 2018

MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed.  When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she called the Lopez Island Fire Department. 

June 6, 2018

You've probably heard about the new recommendations from the American Cancer Society (ACA) that came out last week. ACA now says most people should get screened for colon and rectal cancer starting at age 45, rather than 50.

June 6, 2018

In April, Ed Ward, 74, became the first patient on the West Coast to receive a test device implanted in his heart to reduce the symptoms of heart failure. Dr.

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