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May 18, 2018

Of households with guns in Washington, almost two-thirds keep the firearms lying around, possibly loaded, instead of locking them in a secure place — a problem University of Washington researchers say is helping drive the state’s suicide epidemi

May 17, 2018

When a loved one has dementia or memory loss, holidays, such as Mother's Day, can be a struggle. But with proper insight and reactions, you can create a wonderful day.

May 7, 2018

Mother's Day can be a struggle if your mother or loved one has memory loss or dementia. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, offers tips for having a good day with your loved one.

May 1, 2018

There are two places where romaine lettuce comes from in the United States: Arizona and California.

May 1, 2018

People all over are opening their windows to let in the fresh breeze, but leaders at UW Medicine in Seattle said they've already treated eight children for tragic falls from windows this season. Dr.

April 27, 2018

Opioids, powerful medications prescribed to reduce people's pain from acute injuries and chronic illnesses, have led to millions of addicted Americans and thousands of overdose deaths.

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April 17, 2018

Reshmi Bahadur works behind the scenes to keep the Rat City Roller Derby athletes rolling.  The UW Medicine certified athletic trainer at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center takes league players through warmups, strength training and agility s

March 16, 2018

Mark Bathum has retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease. “I look at the world it's as though I'm seeing through toilet paper tubes,” he said during a medical checkup at UW Medicine before heading to South Korea to participate in the Par

Adam Drewnowski
March 16, 2018

Adam Drewnowski, UW professor of epidemiology and director of the UW Center for Public Health Nutrition, the UW Center for Obesity Research and the UW Nutritional Sciences Program, answers our burning veggie questions.

March 12, 2018

Seattle Reign FC and UW Medicine have announced a three-year partnership that makes UW Medicine the Official Health Partner of the club.

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