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March 3, 2018

Dr. Chuck Murry, director of the UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, is among those who worry about some of the promises being made by stem cell clinics.

March 1, 2018

The HPV vaccine only works when it’s administered before the first sexual encounter, but according to the CDC, only 40 percent of American teens completed the recommended doses.

February 28, 2018

A pioneering genome scientist from the University of Washington School of Medicine believes all women older than 30 should consider an at-home cancer risk test, despite some national experts who say the tests aren’t for everyone.

February 28, 2018

Exceptionally detailed maps of child growth and education across Africa suggest that no single country is set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030.

February 28, 2018

Sepsis is a cascade of organ failure which can be nipped in the bud if health care workers know it's ramping up, but that's often not easy to do.

February 27, 2018

At a medical clinic in Seattle, Dr. Heather Tick takes a thin acupuncture needle and inserts it into Hannah Lilly’s neck.

February 27, 2018

Usually that means I prepare a mug of tea, add a spoonful of honey kept solely for such occasions, and add a dash of lemon juice. This elixir, I've been told, will soothe my sore throat and coax my raspy voice back to normalcy.

February 21, 2018

The WHO strategy of a single mass treatment with azithromycin did not eradicate yaws, and resistant strains have emerged, international researchers say. They urge repeated mass treatments to eliminate the infectious disease.

February 20, 2018

More than 100,000 malaria cases went untreated when Liberia's health care system buckled under the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak, according to a new study. Brad Wagenaar, acting assistant professor of global health at the UW, is quoted.

February 15, 2018

Dr. Tony Blau founded All4Cure, an online knowledge-sharing website for doctors, researchers and patients with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.