Issues

July 20, 2018

Washington doctors say they plan 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.

July 11, 2018

A Portland brewery has introduced a beer called Ensemble with four milligrams of active cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn't make you high.

July 6, 2018

Science reporter Amanda Grennell explores the current status of Zika research and outbreak monitoring in a article today on the PBS NewsHour.

July 9, 2018

Most physicians treating Medicare patients don’t know how Medicare is evaluating and paying them.

immigrant detention center in Texas
June 25, 2018

"We don't actually need research to know that it would be terrifying for children, especially those children; they're strangers in a strange land, they don't speak the language, they don't know what's happening, (and) they are essentially wareho

June 9, 2018

“You're never going to put someone at more risk for suicide by asking, and for many people that can be the lifeline to get help,” said UW Medicine's Dr.

June 14, 2018

The geographical distribution of emergency physicians in the United States, and which health professions are providing emergency department care, are among the workforce issues examined in a new study published this week in the Annals of Emergen

May 23, 2018

Two buildings on the Seattle campus of Harborview Medical Center do not meet seismic requirements of new construction.

April 26, 2018

The skeleton of Kennewick Man was discovered in 1996, but it took almost 20 years for researchers to determine scientifically that the bones, one of the oldest remains ever found in North America, were most closely related to Native Americans. 

April 25, 2018

Opiates "clearly have been overprescribed since the late 1990's," says Dr. David Tauben, chief of pain medicine at UW Medicine in Seattle.  He weighs in on action by the U.S.

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