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February 16, 2018

The number of U.S. cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal skin cancer, is rising about six times faster than most other cancers and at nearly twice the rate of the more-common melanoma.

February 8, 2018

UW Medicine and Tennessee-based healthcare system RCCH HealthCare Partners announce the creation of a public-private partnership to ow

February 5, 2018

In a study of nearly 6,000 patients with chronic kidney disease and heart failure, the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) was associated with a significantly increased risk of subsequent hospitalization.

February 5, 2018

The first clinical trial of a new drug designed to protect humans’ hearing will involve a compound developed at the University of Washington.

February 5, 2018

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January 29, 2018

Early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic, men were thought to be at a higher risk for the disease. Today, according to the World Health Organization, about half of the 35 million people living with HIV are women.

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.

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