News to cheer about: The American Cancer Society this week reported its biggest single-year drop in the cancer death rate. Some cancers, though, such as prostate, didn't mirror that steep decline,...
Every flu season is unique. The 2019-2020 outbreak features more cases of influenza B, the viral strain that usually emerges later in the season. "We’re right now in the thick of the flu season....
As of Jan. 1, 2020, UW Medical Center has two campuses, expanding and growing care for patients. Cindy Hecker, executive director of the hospital, says patients will still be able to see the same...
Here in the Pacific Northwest, it's typical to see the rain and grey, cloudy skies in the winter. So typical, that Seattle recently was named the gloomiest city in the nation and Friday was the...
When it comes to preventing Alzheimer's disease, tau could be the answer. Brian Kraemer, a research associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at the...
Washington state doesn't have enough psychiatrists to respond to its residents' need for mental health services. Some counties don't have even one psychiatrist. That's what the Psychiatry...
Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would've imagined at age 29. Since...
The holiday season can be a perfect storm of stress with parties, work, and travel. Obligations and competing priorities can seem overwhelming. Anne Browning, assistant dean for wellness at the...
The sci-Plex technique holds promise for cell biology research in cancer, infectious diseases, autoimmune disorders, prenatal medicine and many other medical and basic science areas. Results from...
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Paul Hayes, RN, is CEO of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.