Four climbers were rescued this week from Mount Rainier, and their experience illustrates one risk of climbing in spring and summer. They became stranded after encountering high winds on their trek,...
With higher-than-expected temperatures in Seattle and along the West Coast this week, doctors say it's important to be vigilant about how your body is feeling. Dr. Stephen Morris, an emergency...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic." It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient....
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...
The Seattle Times recently chronicled lifesaving measures provided to two patients at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The patients likely would have died, doctors say, without the use of an ...
Imagine your child going back to school and not being able to enjoy favorite activites, like singing, dancing, or running. That was the reality for 8-year-old Alaya Rogers until she took control of...