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July 10, 2018

The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday requiring gun owners to

June 28, 2018

Among people with advanced kidney disease, interactions with providers and with the health system can often take a large emotional toll.

June 25, 2018

Several years ago, during a time of stress, Seattle cabinet maker Michael Barton developed a case of shingles. [See related video.]

June 21, 2018

[Editor's note: Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulous, a University of Washington professor of medicine who pioneered the study of blood diseases, died June 16, 2018.

June 20, 2018

UW Medicine’s radiology team last month created a novel imaging agent and, in an expansive team effort, performed a first-in-human PET/CT imaging study to observe how a statin drug distributes and accumulates in the body.

June 18, 2018

3-D printing has made clear its benefit to medicine: Models that show, in exact dimension and orientation, a patient's tumor or blood-vessel mass or failing aortic valve can enable surgeons to plan approaches and anticipate complications. 

May 29, 2018

Ed Ward, a retiree living in Twisp, Washington, is the Pacific Northwest’s first recipient of a collar-like device implanted in the heart to improve its pumping efficiency.

May 21, 2018

More donor organs have become available due to overdose deaths. UW Medicine’s chief of transplantation surgery Dr. Jorge Reyes talks about the organs’ health, risk of infection transmission, and the surrounding stigma.

May 20, 2018

Use of a recombinant human protein in Stage 2 clinical trial has offered promising results and new hope for those suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF.

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