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April 20, 2018

Separate collisions had landed the boy in two Seattle-area emergency departments.  Most of his needs were met without fail, but there were some delays. 

April 17, 2018

"At the American Pain Society’s annual meeting last month, a research team led by University of Washington pain psychologist

April 13, 2018

Two recent scientific studies show that opioid prescriptions are relatively lower in states friendly to medical marijuana. They suggest that pot can be a useful tool in America's opioid crisis.

April 11, 2018

Brain tumor patients and their families face uncertainty, a sense of feeling alone, and helplessness.  To diminish that burden, the The National Brain Tumor Society recently announced a new effort to provide information, tools, and guidance.

April 6, 2018

More than 540 million people globally suffer from back pain at any point in their lives, but treating this debilitating condition can be done without surgery or pain medication.  

March 31, 2018

A UW Medicine research effort to design therapeutic glasses that children can wear to try to prevent myopia is reported in this month's

March 30, 2018

"The default response after a major disaster is often to rebuild as quickly as possible. This typically means replicating what existed before the storm.

March 28, 2018

Researchers are testing a smartphone application in which patients are asked to supply video of themselves taking their medication.

March 23, 2018


New data from federal health officials shows that about 40 percent of Americans were obese in 2015 and 2016, an increase from 2007 and 2008, when 33.7 percent were obese.