If you travel abroad, try to avoid stray dogs. Travel-medicine experts say that, although rabies is rare, a bite could expose you to the infection. A bite or scratch requires treatment immediately...
Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too. John Lynch, medical director 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.
Matt Golden, a UW professor of medicine and director of the HIV/STD program for Public Health - Seattle & King County, discusses why STDs, other than HIV, are on the rise.
A study presented at a 2018 meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology looked at reasons why HPV vaccination rates differ between boys and girls, even though the Centers for Disease Control...
"I feel at least 20, 25 years younger," says Warren Buck, 72, a baby-boomer who has rediscovered his active self a year after his second hip replacement at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. His...
Life changes in an instant. That truth is one Mary Ouellette knows firsthand after a car ran head-on into hers on August 10, 2018. She was transported from Polson, Montana, to Harborview Medical...
As hepatitis A outbreaks are declared across the nation, including here in Washington state, what can you do to prevent infection? A vaccine is one of the most effective ways. Hepatitis A is a...
Paul Carter looks forward to his Fridays at Harborview Medical Center. He volunteers there, talking to patients in the trauma unit who need support. His experience as a patient after a 2015 shooting...