Fireworks are explosives and can cause serious injury when not handled properly.
June 30, 2022

Harborview Medical Center trauma specialists recently treated a patient who lost a hand to a fireworks injury. The hospital's Emergency Department is braced for the annual influx of those injuries, which number 40 to 50 per year.

June 22, 2022

A new website aims to help older adults with cognitive impairment, their families and care partners to manage firearms' peril.

March 18, 2022

Medical students participating in the residency Match were able once again to gather in-person to share their results.

picture of Vanessa Makarewicz RN
January 7, 2022

The omicron variant's enhanced ability to transmit COVID-19 is a good reason to consider the protection afforded by face masks. 

August 11, 2021

The hospital's Level I trauma center is 1 of 7 selected nationwide to expose military responders to gold-standard skills. 

Using Sunscreen or sunblock will protect you from a sunburn, but it could also keep you looking young longer.
July 23, 2021

A fountain of youth of sorts might be hiding in your bathroom cupboard.

A life jacket should be first on the checklist before children hit the water for summer activities.
June 21, 2021

It is a summer tradition in the Pacific Northwest: Warm temperatures bring crowds to the area's abundant lakes, rivers and beaches.  Too often, rescue operations follow.

June 1, 2021

Dermatologists find poor representation of Black populations and other people of color in books that would educate kids about sun protection.

March 29, 2021

School of Medicine also No. 2 in nation for federal research awards. U.S. News publishes annual rankings of graduate programs.

September 25, 2020

Construction starts on hub building for the UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Health Partnership.


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