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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.

June 20, 2018

Leaders of 10 public health agencies and professional group announced plans to do more to prevent gun-related injuries and deaths, including asking patients whether they own guns and screening them for risk of using a gun in suicide.

June 14, 2018

 From the Air force to the Peace Corp, nursing has taken Massoni around the world, including Guatemala, where she was held captive for a time, and had to flee with the clothes on her back. 

June 11, 2018

Quan, an expert on the prevention and treatment of childhood drownings, told The New York Times that parents should never expect that

June 5, 2018

The idea behind an intervention isn’t to bully someone with a drug or alcohol problem into reforming, says Saxon in Men's Health. It’s a method

May 25, 2018

Q-13 highlights a solution to help people living with dementia and their families. 

May 23, 2018

Forefront is a program within the University of Washington's School of Social Work, and it has developed training that empowers teens to teach their peers about suicide prevention.

May 22, 2018

The organizations will work together on the annual Global Burden of Disease study -- "embarking on an unprecedented and unparalleled journey to improve health systems and, in turn, the health and well-being of people throughout the world,” said

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