Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. Dr. Judy Chen of UW Medicine's Weight Loss Management Center, talks about...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient....
Some 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. Most don't realize that, in doing so, they are changing their microbiomes. “Every time you diet, it’s causing fluctuations in the compositions of...
As children settle into the start of another school year, it’s a good idea to speak with them about how to be safe if they walk to school. Beth Ebel, a pediatrician with UW Medicine Harborview,...
Imagine your child going back to school and not being able to enjoy favorite activites, like singing, dancing, or running. That was the reality for 8-year-old Alaya Rogers until she took control of...
Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start. Local pharmacies that...
Most holiday parties have a lot of food, and it's usually a lot of rich, heavy food. If you're worried about what you're eating, nutritionists say you don't necessarily have to have a fat-free...
How do you pack a well-balanced lunch? Many parents might be wondering that as their children go back to school. UW Medicine dietitian Judy Simon explains the different food groups she likes to see...
As more fast food chains add vegan burger options to their menus, many might wonder if this is a healthier alternative to meat. Judy Simon, a UW Medicine dietitian, says some products do contain...