PostScript

November 20, 2018

Benzodiazepines, a class of prescription drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia, are often taken with pain-relieving opioids.

November 19, 2018

An estimated 30 million passengers are expected to funnel through the nation’s airports during the week of Thanksgiving.

November 15, 2018

In 2012, Rebekah Fenton gave a lifesaving gift of bone marrow to her younger sister, Elisabeth, who was battling a recurrence of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. On Nov.

November 14, 2018

Many babies born prematurely grow up to be healthy, happy kids. But those who weigh below 2 ¾ pounds at birth could have problems seeing well. This is something Michelle T.

November 13, 2018

It was supposed to be a routine six-month checkup after a mastectomy for breast cancer.  When the nurse came back with blood work results, she looked worried. Mary Wimer’s cancer hadn't came back, but her diabetes had been discovered. 

November 7, 2018

Travis Nelson, clinic chief of the University of Washington’s Center for Pediatric Dentistry, has been named acting chair of the UW School of Dentistry’s 

November 6, 2018

After giving birth, perhaps the last thing most moms likely want to ponder is their vaginal microbiome.

October 24, 2018

Doctors and patients should do a better job of talking to each other about cognitive problems and the potential diagnosis of dementia, says Barak Gaster, a primary-care p

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.

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