“4 get cancer from donated organ,” blared the headline above a news story last week. It described the case of a woman in Europe who died in 2007. Her undetected breast cancer was transmitted via...
Many women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer have a tumor that is too small to see or feel. A UW Medicine patient describes her experience with a new technology; it involves having a...
Dave Harris will compete this week in an Ironman Triathlon, doing something most thought was impossible. In December 2016, the U.S. Navy commander was involved in a freak accident in which an...
Dr. Melinda Rathkopf, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks with Health about the causes of an allergic reaction and how to respond.
Kristina Katrel remembers her first pregnancy being relatively easy. As a marathoner and enthusiast of yoga and pilates, she bounced back quickly nine years ago and returned to her routine of work,...
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...
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Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office. Credit: Clare McLean
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean