mortality / death

April 7, 2023

Findings suggest the increase in the number of more powerful guns with larger magazines are inflicting deadlier wounds.

January 19, 2023

A palliative-care specialist discusses his role with terminally ill patients who want to hasten death by not eating or drinking.

An illustration of the widespread anguish that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused.
May 12, 2022

President Biden reflected today on the sobering U.S. milestone of 1 million COVID-19 deaths. The CDC's official count has the U.S.

Research shows 7,000 steps a day is a good goal for a longer life - but it also depends on what fitness level you are starting from.
October 7, 2021

Wearable technology has turned people from all walks of life into step-counting devotees. This focus on counting steps has scientists in search of an optimal daily number for a healthy life.

May 24, 2021

Abnormal blood-oxygen levels and breathing rates are strong predictors of poor patient outcomes in hospital, study shows.

January 27, 2021

COVID-19 mortality was 13 times higher in pregnant mothers than in similarly aged individuals who were not pregnant.

November 16, 2020

The study highlights the value of establishing patients' viral loads and antibody levels upon hospital admission, the researchers say.

April 1, 2020

Most of the patients placed on a ventilator spent an average of 10 days on it, a UW Medicine-led analysis shows. 

April 10, 2018

UW institute's assessment shows increases in opioids, cirrhosis, diabetes in Washington state, and dangerous signs nationally.


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