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...
“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions. For decades, the...
UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24. The two Seattle institutions...
Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity? Vaccinations work by training the body’s immune system and increasing protective antibodies. Vaccines teach the immune...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. 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...
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare providers to improve care. Dr....
Kimber Brossart, 3, had snuck up behind her mom while she was mowing the lawn. In a moment, Lindsay Brossart backed up and the lawnmower contacted Kimber's right foot, leading to several surgeries...