(Downloadable video, script) Medical scientists are trying to understand how brain cells try to fend off invading viruses. Recently they have learned that a self-destruct trigger found in many...
Globally, 2 billion people are overweight. Obesity is strongly influenced by the amount of sugar we consume in our daily diets, says Dr. Judy Chen of the UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center. ...
If you have measles, you can transmit it to someone before you show any symptoms. That's why doctors are urging people to get vaccinated: to protect not only themselves but others, too. Children...
According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013. A recent report showed 26 percent of patients with diabetes had skimped on insulin...
Measles vaccine legislation is now on Gov. Jay Inslee's desk. He has expressed support for limiting exemptions such as the one in the bill, which would eliminate Washington state parents' ability to...
A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem. According to the Health Care Cost Institute, insulin prices have doubled...