March is Colorectal Cancer Month. In these video soundbites, Dr. Erin O. Lange, a UW Medicine colorectal surgeon, talks about symptoms to watch for, no matter your age.
Andrew Gregory thought his gut pain was the flu, or maybe an ulcer. But it wasn’t enough for the Colorado businessman to seek a medical opinion – even after he had lost 40 pounds. “I was your...
Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future. The All of Us Research Program is gathering data from people of all walks of life and backgrounds to create a national medical...
Flu season is underway, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC monitors and analyzes several indicators that signal the start of the flu season. Those criteria were met in the week...
You typically hear of colon cancer being diagnosed in adults over 50, but the last 10 years have seen a sharp rise among patients in their 20s and 30s. Marcio Torre was 43 when he first noticed...
As warmer weather rolls in, you might expect flu season to bid adieu until next fall. But each year is different, and the signs that typically herald the end of a flu season have not yet appeared,...
People who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer before age 50 are more likely to be have a later stage of the disease, compared with older patients, according to a preview of study findings presented ...
Medical researchers and clinicians anticipate a bad flu season. In the Puget Sound Area, the Seattle Flu Study will be up and running again this year, said Dr. Helen Chu, an assistant professor of...
Get your flu shot now, especially if you're healthy. Dr. John Lynch, medical director of infection control at Harborview Medical Center, explains the idea of "herd immunity." "The more people who get...