Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, a professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work, was principal investigator of the first U.S. longitudinal study of health and well-being of LGBTQ midlife...
Virtual reality (VR) is emerging as a therapy in a variety of medical fields, and is now being used to control pain. SnowWorld, a VR game, was developed by UW Medicine Drs. Hunter Hoffman, a research...
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.
Do you really need to drink two-and-half gallons a day, like the New England Patriots' quarterback says he does on football Sundays? GQ asked experts, including Dr. Jonathan Harper of UW Medicine.
After Todd and Laura Crooks lost their oldest son Chad to suicide, the West Seattle couple created Chad's Legacy Project to bring resources together and spark change. Chad's Legacy Project and UW ...
On average one in 10 people who live at Seattle's latitude suffer from the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder known as SAD, according to Dr. David Avery, a UW Medicine psychiatrist. He...
Sepsis is a cascade of organ failure which can be nipped in the bud if health care workers know it's ramping up, but that's often not easy to do.
Two buildings on the Seattle campus of Harborview Medical Center do not meet seismic requirements of new construction. The hospital system's leaders and King County, which owns the building, are...
MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed. When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she...
Washington doctors say they plan to do more to prevent gun-related injuries and deaths, including asking patients whether they own guns and screening them for risk of using a gun in suicide.