When West Seattle resident Joel Eggert, 46, died last December in a motorcycle accident, his decision to be an organ donor became a life-saving gift. Months later, Jennie Lawrence of Anchorage,...
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
Sue McNeely of Bothell, Washington, hasn't driven since February 10, when she had a stroke in rush-hour traffic on Interstate 405. A state trooper responded and recognized the emergency. McNeely was...
In recent years, the price of insulin has soared, making that therapy unaffordable for many patients with type 2 diabetes. In a commentary published this month in the journal JAMA, UW Medicine...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
People whose digestive tract harbors a bacteria called c. Difficile can suffer from diarrhea for weeks or months, and in some cases, years. Antibiotics can resolve most such infections, but when...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was created in 1997 with overwhelming bipartisan support. It provides funds to states' Medicaid coverage of children in working families whose modest...
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.