Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier. That's something one Western Washington man knows. About halfway...
Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailments or increased risk for stroke, also...
In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects. One...
Dr. Coralynn Sack, a UW Medicine physician specializing in lung problems, talks to reporters Aug. 20, 2018, about health effects of the smoky air over the region. Sack is an acting assistant ...
Smoke is in the air from Oregon wildfires. Whether the smoke arrives in Puget Sound from Oregon or somewhere else, people should be aware when unhealthful pollution is in the air and they should do...
Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein, iron, zinc and four key B vitamins, according to a new field study showing, for the first time, that rice grown at...
Airline crews have complained for years about memory loss, headaches and tremors. UW Medicine scientist Clement Furlong is developing a blood test to detect whether a person has been exposed to...
(Downloadable video soundbites and b-roll) The smoke-filled air that has enveloped Seattle for several days makes breathing especially difficult for people with asthma and other lung conditions, says...
(Downloadable video and script) Seattle's bike-share programs do not provide helmets for their riders, says Dr. Fred Rivara, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher at the Harborview Injury...
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Close up of test tubes in a lab at the Research and Training building of the Harborview Medical Center.