Physicians ordered or provided 2.8 billion drugs for their patients in 2013, and those numbers have risen steadily, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More people than...
If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), chances are you’ve heard of (and may even use) probiotics. But you may not have heard of probiotics' counterpart, prebiotics.
Pharmaceutical companies have increased costs of some medications to such an extent that citizens are getting prescriptions filled abroad. A vial of insulin that Adam Kozie once bought for about $50...
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...
Murray Raskind, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has helped service veterans get a good night's sleep after dealing with years of nightmares brought...
Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity? Vaccinations work by training the body’s immune system and increasing protective antibodies. Vaccines teach the immune...
Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare providers to improve care. Dr....