PostScript

September 28, 2018

It’s fall, which means the cinnamon, pumpkin, mocha drinks are front and center, enticing us to indulge in warm goodness. The allure may fade, though, in view of their caloric and sugar content.  

September 28, 2018

In the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date, researchers have newly identified more than 500 genetic regions that influence the measure.

September 27, 2018

Rationale is disappearing for surgery to be the conventional medical response to cases of uncomplicated appendicitis.

September 24, 2018

4 get cancer from donated organ,” blared the headline above a news story last week.

September 21, 2018

The UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) is collaborating with farmworkers and other UW researchers to evaluate the health and living conditions of farmworkers in Whatcom and Skagit counties through surveys a

September 19, 2018

A prompt, appropriate medical response nearly doubles the likelihood of survival among competitive young athletes who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest during exercise, a new study shows.

September 17, 2018

The Federal Drug Administration recently proclaimed an epidemic of vaping among young people and gave the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers 60 days to produce plans to stop underage use of their products.

September 13, 2018

A King County program called “Test & Cure” has dramatically increased the numbers of baby boomers screened and treated for

August 31, 2018

As of Aug. 31, 2018, UW Medicine’s heart transplant team had received eight patient referrals from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) after the suspension of its heart-transplant program. 

August 31, 2018

A new international guideline has been developed, and released August 31, which will help physicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare and often fata

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