A palliative-care specialist discusses his role with terminally ill patients who want to hasten death by not eating or drinking.
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.
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.
Abnormal blood-oxygen levels and breathing rates are strong predictors of poor patient outcomes in hospital, study shows.
COVID-19 mortality was 13 times higher in pregnant mothers than in similarly aged individuals who were not pregnant.
The study highlights the value of establishing patients' viral loads and antibody levels upon hospital admission, the researchers say.
Most of the patients placed on a ventilator spent an average of 10 days on it, a UW Medicine-led analysis shows.
UW institute's assessment shows increases in opioids, cirrhosis, diabetes in Washington state, and dangerous signs nationally.
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Humans are acclimating to higher temperatures on Earth, according to a study co-led by Kristie Ebi, a University of Washington professor in the School of Public Health.