The University of Washington’s School of Dentistry is acutely aware of the opioid crisis and the role dentists must play in terms of more stringent prescribing guidelines and other measures. Dr. Rolf...
Certain species of the gut microbiome seem to borrow a page from mercenaries in feudal Japan in their quest for supremacy. A study in Cell Host & Microbe shows that strains from the group...
An ambitious new program focused on pediatric oral health training will involve practitioners and students in several schools at the University of Washington and external partners including Eastern...
The University of Washington School of Dentistry rose to No. 3 in the United States and No. 10 in the world in the newest Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, which were released Feb...
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(Downloadable video, script) Philippe Hujoel, a University of Washington professor of dentistry, describes an unexpected study finding: Individuals with a slender lower face are about 25 percent ...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.
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UW School of Dentistry Dean Travis Nelson Credit: Yuen Lui