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,...
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...
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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...
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.
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...
Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. Dr. Judy Chen of UW Medicine's Weight Loss Management Center, talks about...
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient. Paul...