Roland Taylor, 69, has faced considerable struggles in life, at times battling homelessness and addiction. Two years ago, he felt a lump in his chest, but ignored it until he discovered that it had...
Some people might think that tracking their sleep will give insight into their sleep quality, but some case studies at Rush University and Northwestern University found obsessing over the results on...
Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too. John Lynch, medical director of...
UW Medicine partnered with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to bring a mammogram van to Mary's Place, a Seattle day center for women and children. Anita Kennedy, a patient who got out of drug...
This year Washington state joined 33 other states in the nation by passing a breast density notification law, which requires radiologists to tell women when their mammograms indicate dense breast...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(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...