Growing traffic congestion around Puget Sound and a growing population on the Olympic Peninsula led the air ambulance service to create a permanent station in Bremerton.
Airlift Northwest, the first medical air-transport provider in Southeast Alaska, this month began carrying two units of packed red blood cells and two units of plasma on its aircraft based in Juneau...
You've probably heard about the new recommendations from the American Cancer Society (ACA) that came out last week. ACA now says most people should get screened for colon and rectal cancer starting...
MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed. When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she...
While at a yoga class, Aaron Barnett had a stroke. Luckily, his yoga instructor knew the signs and called 9-1-1. Within three hours, Barnett was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center's comprehensive...
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ALNW flight nurses Brenda Nelson (red hair) and Cindy Goodrich (blonde) deliver a patient to an Emergency Department medical team at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
March is Colorectal Cancer Month. In these video soundbites, Dr. Erin O. Lange, a UW Medicine colorectal surgeon, talks about symptoms to watch for, no matter your age.
Andrew Gregory thought his gut pain was the flu, or maybe an ulcer. But it wasn’t enough for the Colorado businessman to seek a medical opinion – even after he had lost 40 pounds. “I was your...
People who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer before age 50 are more likely to be have a later stage of the disease, compared with older patients, according to a preview of study findings presented ...