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.
Casey Schorr didn't always have epilepsy. His seizures started when he was 12. "It kept getting worse and worse, even on the medications, which is why they started doubling them and tripling them,"...
About two-thirds of people with epilepsy are able to stop seizures with medications. But another third, like Casey Schorr, don’t respond well. Andrew Ko, head of the UW Medicine Functional and...
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...
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...
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...
A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour. That's when he decided to drive himself from western Washington to the Seattle...
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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
Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.