PostScript

August 19, 2019

All 10 patients experienced enduring relief from symptoms in a test of a novel, non-invasive approach to custom-tailored treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that dramatically raises people’s risk of stroke.

August 16, 2019

When a child suffers a head trauma, medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain.

August 9, 2019

Coverage of young adults and payments for needed medical treatments were the top issues addressed at a roundtable U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash) held at Harborview Medical Center Friday, August 9.  

August 2, 2019

The retina, much like space, is an area of great mystery.

July 31, 2019

Medical school administrators have known for years that initially healthy clinician trainees go on to experience depression, burnout and suicide at higher rates than the general population.

July 26, 2019

A new program at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center seeks to answer urgent questions around firearm risks, injuries, policies and programs in Washington state.

July 24, 2019

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July 22, 2019

While weeding in her north Seattle garden, Miggie Olsson discusses how she, as a patient, became a unicorn.

July 12, 2019

In the first year of a new protocol, UW Medicine specialists transplanted 13 patients with donor organs – seven hearts and six livers – from people who had active hepatitis C before they died. 

July 10, 2019

That puppy wiggling at your feet in India might be cute, but travel medicine clinician Anne Terry has this advice: Don’t pet it.

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