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...
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...
Doctors and patients should do a better job of talking to each other about cognitive problems and the potential diagnosis of dementia, says Barak Gaster, a primary-care physician at UW Medicine and...
In a policy statement this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged pediatric healthcare providers to watch for signs of perinatal depression in the mothers of their infant patients. The...
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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
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Dr. Joel Carey, family medicine, applies a splint to a patient's broken wrist at the UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic. Credit: Clare McLean
It's best for patients to express concerns about memory problems to their doctor early on, before symptoms become worse. Their doctor can either rule out a medical problem or put into motion...