With higher-than-expected temperatures in Seattle and along the West Coast this week, doctors say it's important to be vigilant about how your body is feeling. Dr. Stephen Morris, an emergency...
The American Heart Association today announced a concerted research effort toward sudden cardiac arrest. The endeavor will comprise four U.S. centers, each honing in on distinct aspects of the often-...
To people trying to help a survivor of sexual assault, take note. Saying the following could lead to serious harm: “At least it wasn’t worse!” “Let’s take your mind off of this.” “Just move on with...
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...
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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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Emergency room staff tend to a patient at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
The Seattle Times recently chronicled lifesaving measures provided to two patients at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The patients likely would have died, doctors say, without the use of an ...
In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle. "Our primary commitment is...
See the related news release. After the invention of an ultrasound device to better detect kidney stones, engineers from the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington observed that...