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January 25, 2018

Acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, music therapy, massage and mindfulness, once considered alternative therapies, have earned the endorsement of a national task force on pain relief.

January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

January 22, 2018

James Mathis has been named UW Medicine's new chief compliance officer, with responsibility for guiding the UW Medicine compliance team in advancing clinical care, training and science in today’s heavily regulated healthcare environment.

January 21, 2018

Dr. Arno G. Motulsky, a global pioneer in human genetics, died Jan. 17 in Seattle at the age of 94. Through his research, writing and mentoring, he helped create and define the field of medical genetics.

January 18, 2018

If Kayla Radovich grew up in the wild, Mother Nature would make sure her eyes grew at a normal rate. But the 11-year-old from Edmonds, Washington, has been an avid reader since she was a toddler and is growing up as a screenager.

January 16, 2018

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria are the chief means by which nitrogen gas in the air is changed into a form that plants and animals can use.

January 12, 2018

The statistics are grim.

January 11, 2018

Dr. Eduardo Mendez, a UW Medicine surgical oncologist and Fred Hutch researcher known for extraordinary talent and compassion with patients, died Jan. 5 with family at his side.  He was 45 and had battled cancer himself for two years.

January 4, 2018

Every year, medical errors cause an estimated 250,000 inpatient deaths in the United States, and communications failures during patient handoffs are a root cause for one-third of them, say medical governing bodies such as the Joint Commission.

December 27, 2017

How will we know if Seattle’s new soda tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, actually reduces the consumption of sugary drinks?

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