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Carbon monoxide detector
February 7, 2019

When temperatures drop and electrical power fails from too much demand or from downed lines, don't bring a generator into the house to power portable heaters.

Kids wearing helmets while sledding
February 5, 2019

People put helmets on for skiing and snowboarding, but not many think about it when they go sledding.  On Monday, Feb.

February 1, 2019

It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. 

Histopathology of measles pneumonia
January 28, 2019

Washington state is under a state of emergency as there are 35 reported cases of measles as of Jan. 27.

Dinner table
December 21, 2018

Most holiday parties have a lot of food, and it's usually a lot of rich, heavy food.

December 21, 2018

First things first, says Natalia Groat, a UW Medicine clinical nutritionist. Don’t go on a diet during the holidays.

People at a holiday party
December 20, 2018

As people enjoy themselves this holiday season, doctors are warning of something called "holiday heart" that can happen when people binge-drink.

911 on a cell phone screen
November 22, 2018

Trauma or sudden, serious illness can happen anywhere at any time, whether it's a fall, a heart attack, stroke, or a car crash. Dr.

Person driving
November 21, 2018

If you're traveling for the Apple Cup football game or another Thanksgiving event, physician Beth Ebel offers guidance about getting there safely, with specific tips for people who will take part in tailgaing parties. 

People going through security at the airport
November 19, 2018

It's no secret that the world is covered with germs, and when you travel, you have a higher risk of exposure to contagions such as respiratory viruses.  But you needn't worry – just be prepared, says Paul Pottinger, an infectious disease special

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