This World’s AIDS Day marks great progress in King County and Washington state. The numbers of new HIV diagnoses in King County are at their lowest level since 1998 and at the lowest level in Washington state since 1985, new data indicates.
David Yamashita said his mother was his hero and his continued source of inspiration. But no one in the family knew how dark her moods were until she took her own life by taking a bottle of prescription medicine.
The great majority of biopsied moles pose no danger, according to an analysis of 80,000 skin samples that employed natural language processing (NLP) software to glean patient data and generate population-level estimates of diagnoses.
One of the biggest lessons learned in the opioid epidemic is that patients taking the highest and most dangerous doses are the people who could be predicted to have poor outcomes, according to a recent article in
The Kidney Research Institute, a collaboration of UW Medicine and Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle, has a major role in an ambitious, newly funded effort to care more precisely for the tens of millions of Americans who have chronic kidney dis