While at a yoga class, Aaron Barnett had a stroke. Luckily, his yoga instructor knew the signs and called 9-1-1. Within three hours, Barnett was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center's comprehensive...
MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed. When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she...
Airlift Northwest, the first medical air-transport provider in Southeast Alaska, this month began carrying two units of packed red blood cells and two units of plasma on its aircraft based in Juneau...
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.
Growing traffic congestion around Puget Sound and a growing population on the Olympic Peninsula led the air ambulance service to create a permanent station in Bremerton.
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...
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ALNW flight nurses Brenda Nelson (red hair) and Cindy Goodrich (blonde) deliver a patient to an Emergency Department medical team at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean