(Download video interview and b-roll) Immunology and infectious-disease researcher Michael Gale discusses the prospect for disease spread in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. He expressed...
(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....
If you are feeling isolated over the holidays, or if you're surrounded by people, here are tips for emotional stability from Dror-Ben Zeev, a UW Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral...
As Americans celebrate Veterans Day, Drs. Benjamin Starnes and Niten Singh recount experiences on the battlefield, years before they became UW Medicine vascular surgeons.
Less than a year ago, an auto external defibrillator saved 43-year-old Joy Cruz, who had suffered a heart attack while playing soccer. His last memory of that event is that everything in his vision...
Mother's Day can be a struggle if your mother or loved one has memory loss or dementia. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, offers tips for...
A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. That’s why every second counts when someone is injured in a disaster or a mass shooting, especially because emergency services...
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with “the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s.” Currently no cure exists for the slow-...
Harborview Medical Center regularly conducts emergency drills to ensure staff are prepared for influxes of patients during disasters. Watch how it would respond to a massive chemical spill or other...
Trauma or sudden, serious illness can happen anywhere at any time, whether it's a fall, a heart attack, stroke, or a car crash. Dr. Stephen Morris, UW medicine emergency medicine specialist,...