PostScript

August 24, 2018

The Global Burden of Disease study is ongoing research that provides global health estimates and examines worldwide, national, and regional trends for death and disability from major diseases, injuries and risk factors.

August 23, 2018

“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions.

August 22, 2018

Not all cancer screenings are created equal.

August 16, 2018

People with pulmonary hypertension – high blood pressure in the vessels that carry blood to the lungs – have higher risks for complications after any surgery. Because pulmonary hypertension is growing in the United States, due to our aging popul

August 12, 2018

More than 40 researchers and volunteers representing 19 labs from UW Medicine  gave Lewis County high school students a glimpse last week  into the world of biomedical research.

August 10, 2018

When tennis superstar, and mom, Serena Williams posted on her Instagram account this week about her struggle with depression 11 months after giving birth to her daughter, Olympia, social med

August 6, 2018

Every time a commercial pilot encounters a complication, the airline does a root-cause analysis and shares the findings immediately. The investigation focuses not on blame, but on the problem and the appropriate in-the-moment response.

August 2, 2018

The so-called “hot-water challenge” making news headlines leaves Dr. Sam Mandell incredulous. 

August 1, 2018

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative condition with no known cause or cure and is newly diagnosed in 60,000 Americans every year.

July 30, 2018

It’s supposed to be hot for two more days before the weather finally returns to the normal 70-degree range.  But Dr.

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