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July 26, 2018

Health promotion interventions in public housing communities have the potential to reduce obesity among residents, a new study shows.

September 18, 2018

When former Washington State University football player Tyler Hilinski, 21, died by suicide this January, his death devastated the WSU community, his family and his friends.

picture of person wearing breathing mask amid smoky air
August 21, 2018

Dr. Coralynn Sack, a UW Medicine physician specializing in lung problems, talks to reporters Aug.

August 12, 2018

More than 40 researchers and volunteers representing 19 labs from UW Medicine  gave Lewis County high school students a glimpse last week  into the world of biomedical research.

July 10, 2018

The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday requiring gun owners to

July 5, 2018

Special Olympics competitors in Seattle had a chance to gauge their flexibility, balance, aerobic conditioning and strength during a "Fun Fitness" event put on by physical-therapy trainees at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

picture of Special Olympics powerlifting competitor
July 5, 2018

As the Special Olympics drew the nation's attention to Seattle, former powerlifter Paula Houston volunteered to work with the competitors in that event. She marveled at their enthusiasm. 

July 2, 2018

From the story of a tragic house fire in Alaska that gave rise to a world-class medevac system, to a clinic serving refugees, and a club where staff and patients blow off steam by laughing at nothing, Harborview is filled with stories and people

July 2, 2018

Michael Spencer lost several fingers and underwent 11 surgeries at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center from a fireworks explosion while he was in Montana last year.  He was holding a shell-and-mortar fireworks over his head when it suddenly expl

June 21, 2018

[Editor's note: Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulous, a University of Washington professor of medicine who pioneered the study of blood diseases, died June 16, 2018.

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