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June 6, 2018

You've probably heard about the new recommendations from the American Cancer Society (ACA) that came out last week. ACA now says most people should get screened for colon and rectal cancer starting at age 45, rather than 50.

June 5, 2018

Men's Health offers three scenarios for how many times you should be tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Dr. Johnston weighs on two of them.

June 5, 2018

The idea behind an intervention isn’t to bully someone with a drug or alcohol problem into reforming, says Saxon in Men's Health. It’s a method

June 1, 2018

Alison and Paul Frase recently visited a UW Medicine lab, which is curing dogs with myotubular myopathy (MTM), the disease that took their son Joshua's life just before his 16th birthday.

May 31, 2018

"Human “organs-on-chips” are leading a revolution in drug safety testing. These devices use human cells to model the structure and function of human organs and tissues.

May 29, 2018

New results show an app created at the University of Washington is effective in treating severe mental illness.  A 3-year study on the Focus app just wrapped up.

May 25, 2018

Q-13 highlights a solution to help people living with dementia and their families. 

May 24, 2018

The identity and history of a man who has spent months as a "John Doe" patient at UW Medical Center is now known.  His identity is not being published, though, as a matter of patient privacy.

May 23, 2018

Though Americans spend an estimated $80 billion to $100 billion each year in hopes of easing their aching backs, the evidence is mounting that many pricey standard treatments — including surgery and spinal injections — are often ineffective and

May 23, 2018

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

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