Late referrals to hospice drive up end-of-life costs and limit benefits for patients.
Findings may explain how Staphylococcus aureus bacterium can colonize our noses but not cause infection.
Harborview Medical Center is treating a 4-year-old child who was seriously injured April 21.
Unit will take the place of one to be closed at UW Medical Center.
A poorer score on a cognitive test was associated with greater risk in a study population of 2,615 senior drivers.
'No one is on the hook' to minimize bystander risk; UW bioethicist and co-authors advocate for stronger protections in Science commentary.
One of the largest studies of its kind, 2.8 million people, finds that TBIs' number and severity heighten risk.
UW institute's assessment shows increases in opioids, cirrhosis, diabetes in Washington state, and dangerous signs nationally.
Lifesaving blood and plasma from Seattle will help stabilize patients during transport.
Upfront tumor DNA sequencing might simultaneously provide both better detection sensitivity than standard tests, and critical information for treatment.