Kristel Hallsson, 37, was serving in Afghanistan when the deaths of two comrades made her recast her career path. Now she's a first-year student at UW-Spokane. “Ultimately, I want to be the person...
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will test whether using a "smart" water bottle will cause people to drink more water, therefore go to the bathroom, and cause fewer recurrences of kidney...
If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), chances are you’ve heard of (and may even use) probiotics. But you may not have heard of probiotics' counterpart, prebiotics.
Do you really need to drink two-and-half gallons a day, like the New England Patriots' quarterback says he does on football Sundays? GQ asked experts, including Dr. Jonathan Harper of UW Medicine.
Exceptionally detailed maps of child growth and education across Africa suggest that no single country is set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030.
Not one African country is on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, according to new data released late last month from the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. A few weeks earlier...
The organizations will work together on the annual Global Burden of Disease study -- "embarking on an unprecedented and unparalleled journey to improve health systems and, in turn, the health and...
Science reporter Amanda Grennell explores the current status of Zika research and outbreak monitoring in a article today on the PBS NewsHour. A 2018 American Association for the Advancement of...
A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidance to doctors and parents in caring for and being supportive of transgender and gender-diverse kids. It also tries to dispel...
In this article, GeekWire reporter Lisa Stiffler talks to Dr. Christopher Murray about the establishment of the Institute of Health Metrics and evaluation, but also what makes him tick.