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Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen
A recent global study from McMaster University finds that low-salt diets might not be that great for you after all, if you're healthy. Judy Simon, a registered dietitian and nutritionist with UW...
"We see firearm injuries here every week. They're exceedingly common, and they're heartbreaking," says Eileen Bulger, UW Medicine's chief of trauma at Harborview Medical Center and professor of...
A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. That’s why every second counts when someone is injured in a disaster or a mass shooting, especially because emergency services...
It's National Coffee Day on September 29, but before you order that pumpkin spice latte or another seasonal coffee drink, consider the ingredients. A grande pumpkin spice latte from a certain coffee...
It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine,...
Washington state is under a state of emergency as there are 35 reported cases of measles as of Jan. 27. Most of those identified cases involve children, 30 of whom were not immunized against the...
If you've been in the grocery store recently, you may have noticed that the aisle of non-dairy beverages continues to grow, with soy milk, almond milk, and even pea milk and oat milk. And that has...
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...
As the measles outbreak continues to grow in Clark County, Washington, and other cases emerge globally, Kristina Adams Waldorf, a UW Medicine obstetrician, is warning people susceptible to measles to...