Less than a year ago, an auto external defibrillator saved 43-year-old Joy Cruz, who had suffered a heart attack while playing soccer. His last memory of that event is that everything in his vision...
It's no secret that the world is covered with germs, and when you travel, you have a higher risk of exposure to contagions such as respiratory viruses. But you needn't worry – just be prepared, says...
A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. That’s why every second counts when someone is injured in a disaster or a mass shooting, especially because emergency services...
Harborview Medical Center regularly conducts emergency drills to ensure staff are prepared for influxes of patients during disasters. Watch how it would respond to a massive chemical spill or other...
Trauma or sudden, serious illness can happen anywhere at any time, whether it's a fall, a heart attack, stroke, or a car crash. Dr. Stephen Morris, UW medicine emergency medicine specialist,...
You typically hear of colon cancer being diagnosed in adults over 50, but the last 10 years have seen a sharp rise among patients in their 20s and 30s. Marcio Torre was 43 when he first noticed...