September 17, 2018

A substance-abuse expert discusses why vaping is safer than smoking but still dangerous for teens.

March 15, 2023

This IVF gene-screening technology does not exist today, but a bioethicist expresses concern about its perceived value among respondents.

A man takes a breath test to measure his blood alcohol content.
January 30, 2023

A bill proposed in the Washington State Legislature, if passed, could make Washington state just the second in the United States to lower its legal blood alcohol content level to drive from .08 to .05.

A member of medical staff from Newcastle United is seen taking a defibrillator to a steward in the crowd during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on October 17, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
January 3, 2023

The Buffalo Bills

Friends toasting water glasses over a home meal.
December 30, 2022

As calendars flip over to 2023, New Year’s resolutions are in full swing. One that’s grown in popularity in recent years is Dry January, in which participants abstain from alcohol for 30 days.

picture of older holiday revelers holding glasses of wine
December 19, 2022

More people die from heart attacks between Dec. 25 and Jan.

Adderall tablets.
November 21, 2022

There’s a national shortage of Adderall, but UW Medicine psychologist

Deli meat selections at a supermarket.
November 17, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is actively investigating a listeria outbreak that’s resulted in one death and sickened at least 16 people 

A life jacket should be first on the checklist before children hit the water for summer activities.
July 7, 2022

Twenty-nine people drowned in King County in 2021, including 15 in open water, according to the King County Department of H

E-cigarette products are arranged in a pile.
June 23, 2022

Following an order from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, products made by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs will be unavailable for sale in the United States.


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