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A young boy is treated for a minor bug bite with ice.
June 28, 2023

Bug bites are in the headlines this week with reports of five people contracting malaria in

December 16, 2022

People who regularly engage in physical activity are less likely to go to the doctor, emergency room or hospital, UW Medicine study finds.

August 31, 2022

Kim Dougan thought that at age 47, she didn’t stand a chance in the pre-med classes or even getting through the interview process. 

March 28, 2022

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

November 2, 2020

Researchers looked at data from 11,003 patients in 135 primary-care clinics in nine states using the collaborative-care model.

picture of a pediatric immunization kit
May 8, 2020

It's understandable that people are worried during the COVID-19 pandemic. But they shouldn't avoid seeking the care they need. Dr.

September 25, 2019

NIH is funding $945 million in research across 41 states to seek solutions to the opioid crisis.

October 2, 2019

The National Cancer Institute will fund research of how screenings in that environment affect patient outcomes and health systems’ resources. 

December 27, 2018

Left untreated, the condition can hinder bonding and healthy attachment between mother and child, a report states. 

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