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October 11, 2017

After Ty Pozzobon died at age 25, his family said they suspected his death was related to repeated concussions sustained during his rodeo career. The family transported his brain to Seattle, and UW Medicine neuropathologists Christine MacDonald

October 9, 2017

The key to reducing firearm deaths in the United States is to understand and reduce exposure to the cause, just like in any epidemic, and in this case that is guns.

October 6, 2017

After Todd and Laura Crooks lost their oldest son Chad to suicide, the West Seattle couple created Chad's Legacy Project to bring resources together and spark change.

October 6, 2017

In the United States and other high-income countries, firearms were used in fewer than 10 percent of terrorist attacks between 2002 and 2016, but they accounted for about 55 percent of the fatalities, according to research

October 2, 2017

If someone in cardiac arrest needs CPR, don’t waste time trying to move the person’s tongue out of the way, experts say. A study found that this consideration unnecessarily slows response when every moment counts.

September 29, 2017

Do you really need to drink two-and-half gallons a day, like the New England Patriots' quarterback says he does on football Sundays? GQ asked experts, including Dr. Jonathan Harper of UW Medicine.

Anne-Marie E. Amies Oelschlager
September 12, 2017

(Download video) Dr. Anne-Marie E. Amies Oelschlager discusses funding cuts proposed by the U.S.

August 24, 2017

Plastic water bottles are expensive and awful for the environment.  And there's more!

August 18, 2017

Nearly a thousand scientists and activists from the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia are scheduled to attend the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences Aug. 20-24 in Seattle.

August 11, 2017

Charlie Gard’s medical case ignited public debate about what should happen when hospitals and courts disagree with families about what is best for a child.

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