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November 16, 2017

Headlines warned recently that a commonly prescribed class of antacid medication was found to have more than doubled the typical risk for gastric cancer among patients who carry the Helicobacter pylori stomach bacteria.

November 14, 2017

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medicines commonly prescribed to treat acid-related digestive problems, including gastroesophageal reflux disease.  Up to one in five older adults said they used a PPI as of 2011, and recent studies have linked

November 6, 2017

On the third Friday of the month, a team of geriatric specialists gathers over lunch at Harborview Medical Center.

November 2, 2017

If "fall back" means an extra hour of sleep, why do I still feel groggy?

October 31, 2017

New research from 26 institutions, including the University of Washington School of Public Health, points to climate change as a looming public health emergency.

October 25, 2017

Writes reporter-at-larger Patrick Radden Keefe: "Purdue has continued to fight aggressively against any measures that might limit the distributio

October 17, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 20 women and men (5.6 percent and 5.3 percent, respectively) experienced sexual violence

October 17, 2017

Concussions, ACL tears, and knee cartilage damage are among the common injuries the UW Medicine sports medicine and head physician of University of Washington’s football team diagnoses and treats. Over the weekend, Dr.

October 10, 2017

An analysis of survey data found no significant racial differences in various aspects of the quality of end-of-life care, although survey respondents reported many deficiencies in the quality of end-of-life care for both black and white patients

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