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...
One in eight women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. For women who survive, there’s always concern about the cancer coming back. Scientists at UW Medicine in Seattle are...
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.
Several years ago, during a time of stress, Seattle cabinet maker Michael Barton developed a case of shingles. A sensitive area developed around his armpit and shoulder blade -- on the skin and...
Sean Murphy, a physician and scientist at the University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine, explains the latest efforts in his lab to develop a malaria vaccine. In mice studies, his...
With the passage of I-1639, voters have made Washington's gun laws among the strictest in the nation. In part, it raises the legal age to buy a semi-automatic rifle to 21 and requires safe storage of...
If you're traveling for the Apple Cup football game or another Thanksgiving event, physician Beth Ebel offers guidance about getting there safely, with specific tips for people who will take part in...
A study conducted in Washington state asked adults over 65 whether they had firearms at home – and if so, how those firearms were stored – and separately, whether the adult experienced depression or...
Rental scooters may be a convenient way to travel and avoid traffic, but doctors warning that a high volume of riders are ending up in hospital emergency rooms. A study by UCLA researchers found that...
As lawmakers in a number of states including Massachusetts and Illinois discuss age restrictions for tackle football, researchers just published a survey with parents' views on the topic. Sara...