Casey Schorr didn't always have epilepsy. His seizures started when he was 12. "It kept getting worse and worse, even on the medications, which is why they started doubling them and tripling them,"...
About two-thirds of people with epilepsy are able to stop seizures with medications. But another third, like Casey Schorr, don’t respond well. Andrew Ko, head of the UW Medicine Functional and...
You've probably heard about the new recommendations from the American Cancer Society (ACA) that came out last week. ACA now says most people should get screened for colon and rectal cancer starting...
A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour. That's when he decided to drive himself from western Washington to the Seattle...
UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24. The two Seattle institutions...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
March is Colorectal Cancer Month. In these video soundbites, Dr. Erin O. Lange, a UW Medicine colorectal surgeon, talks about symptoms to watch for, no matter your age.
Andrew Gregory thought his gut pain was the flu, or maybe an ulcer. But it wasn’t enough for the Colorado businessman to seek a medical opinion – even after he had lost 40 pounds. “I was your...
Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.