Four climbers were rescued this week from Mount Rainier, and their experience illustrates one risk of climbing in spring and summer. They became stranded after encountering high winds on their trek,...
With higher-than-expected temperatures in Seattle and along the West Coast this week, doctors say it's important to be vigilant about how your body is feeling. Dr. Stephen Morris, an emergency...
It's hard to see loved ones hurting, but sometimes even well-intentioned remarks can cause more harm for sexual assault survivors. Emily Dworkin, lead author and senior fellow with the Department of...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.
(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic." It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes...
(Downloadable video and script, and still images of patient) On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic...
(Downloadable video and b-roll of tourniquet application) Dr. Eileen Bulger discusses being prepared for natural disasters and responding to an emergent situation in which someone is bleeding badly....
Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in...
Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the...