Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would've imagined at age 29. Since...
Washington state doesn't have enough psychiatrists to respond to its residents' need for mental health services. Some counties don't have even one psychiatrist. That's what the Psychiatry...
Atomic-level studies of the architecture of tiny sodium channel proteins, critical to generating electrical signals that start off each beat of the heart, are imparting striking details about their...
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Dr. Paul Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine, and executive vice president for medical affairs and dean of the UW School of Medicine, University of Washington.
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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at UW Medical Center – Northwest Credit: Clare McLean
Lisa Novak was only 44 when her energy started to seep away. The mother of three experienced chest pain and exhaustion, and collapsed on a hike. Novak was implanted with a stent to unblock one of...
In late 2017, Lisa Novak, 44, complained about fatigue to her primary-care doc, who responded, ‘Of course you’re tired, you have three kids and work full-time,” recalled Novak, a realtor on Mercer...
One night last December, in Gig Harbor, Washington, a restaurant co-worker told Brevin Cronk that his lips had turned blue. He made haste for a nearby emergency room, which measured his blood-oxygen...
Right before Christmas, a co-worker noticed that Brevin Cronk's lips had turned blue. It was a new, acute problem with his heart, and he was rushed to UW Medical Center – Montlake. Cronk's case was...
More than 25% of diabetics in the United States are rationing their insulin supply because of costs, a recent study found. Type 1 diabetics need the medication to survive. "When I have patients...