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A girl smiles after receiving an immunization from her doctor.
August 24, 2023

Families of school-age kids in Washington state are gaining ground, but still are slightly below an ideal level of immunization, according to family medicine physician Dr.

August 22, 2023

The fellowship will enable Dr. Sebastian Tong to advance his talents as a health policy leader.

Organic honey stirred by a wooden spoon.
July 31, 2023

UW Medicine family medicine physician Dr. Debra Bell has a clear message about artificial sweeteners: No amount is good for our health. 

December 22, 2022

Articles on smoking and gun control noted specialists' university affiliations about 90% of the time, but only 77% of the time with references to abortion.

September 22, 2022

In measuring blood oxygen saturation, a deep-learning algorithm for smartphone cameras and flash did well in early studies.

March 28, 2022

The UW School of Medicine once again leads the nation for primary care education and family medicine training.

October 5, 2020

UW Medicine investigators are part of a national study that aims to monitor 4,800 survivors for persistent symptoms.

Paul James followed a calling to become a family doctor in Bethel, North Carolina. The town of roughly 1,600 in the eastern part of the state near Greenville is where his parents had a farm.

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Kim Blakeley, 206-685-1323,

Hospitals and emergency rooms around the country are packed with sleek, cutting-edge technologies. But it’s a distinctly different picture over at your primary-care clinic.


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