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"If that mom is following all the rules of the narcotic treatment program, that baby has the best chance for having a stabilized pregnancy," says Micki Kedzierski, a pharmacist and consultant.
 

Katie McCabe, a grad student in UW’s School of Public Health, highlights the rationale for immunizing infants and children early in life.

Physicians’ disclosure of errors has been studied more in the past decade than ever before, spurring rationales and guidelines for acknowledging one’s own mistakes with patients.

It is not uncommon for a woman to flee, with her child, from an abusive spouse, hoping to start fresh elsewhere. Some even seek refuge in a new country.
 

This story is the first in a series of seven articles about bioethics.

If your primary care physician asked whether there’s a gun in your home, how would you feel? Astounded? Spitting mad? Freshly aware of the potential risk? Unsure?
 

illustration of human body
May 18, 2017

(Downloadable video, script)   Medical scientists are trying to understand how brain cells try to fend off invading viruses. Recently they have learned that a self-destruct trigger found in many other types of cells appears to guard the lives of

June 11, 2017

Your dog might snarl or your cat hiss at a threat to your safety.  

June 8, 2017

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, a professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work, is principal investigator of the first U.S. longitudinal study of health and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults.

June 8, 2017

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, a professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work, was principal investigator of the first U.S. longitudinal study of health and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults.

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