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October 19, 2018

The battles against child mortality and HIV/AIDS have seen some gains in the last five years, but the fight to combat less fashionable health issues, such as tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases, is still struggling.

October 18, 2018

Mental disorders are among those topics that get swept under the rug. People don’t like to talk about it. Governments don’t want to fund research, treatment and social services.

October 17, 2018

A study published this week reflects that more patients than ever who need aortic-valve heart repair are doing so via a catheter instead of open surger

October 11, 2018

Late last week the FDA approved making Gardasil 9, the vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus, available to women and men up to age 45.

October 11, 2018

The newly appointed chair of the UW School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics will also serve as the associate dean of the UW medical school and as senior vice president/chief academic officer for Seattle Children's.

October 10, 2018

During surgery, anesthesiologists monitor and manage patients to ensure they are safe and breathing well. But they can’t always predict when complications will arise. 

October 8, 2018

A potential new approach to treating the common childhood cancer,  acute lymphocyte  leukemia, or ALL, is being explored at UW Medicine.  

October 3, 2018

GeekWire Summit 2018 is a technology conference held this week at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel.  The immersive,high-tech gathering brings together more than 900 inventors and developers, experts, entrepreneurs and business executives to explore th

October 3, 2018

What should young people know about drinking alcohol?

October 3, 2018

Multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system, is known for widely variable symptoms and severity.  A person may be totally asymptomatic or have a mildly annoying case that, in a span of years or decades, becomes brut

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