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March 14, 2019

When it comes to treating addiction, why not ask the people using the substance what would be most helpful? That was the premise behind a study of 168 homeless people in Seattle who struggle with alcohol-use disorder.

August 14, 2018

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area.

August 1, 2018

In New Mobility: Life Beyond Wheels, writer Ian Ruder chronicles the rise to fame of Portugal. The Man and Eric Howk, the band's guitarist.

June 18, 2018

Just 42 and in peak health, successful businesswoman Keri Andrews had just been married when she sustained a stroke in 2017. Nine months later she receives daily speech, physical and occupational therapy at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital.

April 20, 2018

Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests. 

May 1, 2018

Among more than 230,000 cardiac patients who had sustained a heart attack or undergone one of two common heart procedures, only 16 percent participated in a formal exercise program after their hospitalization – despite the program’s demonstrated

With a little help from NASA, injured runners can defy both gravity and the typical recovery timetable. 

With effort and purpose, Deanna Theiss raised her arm, then glided it down and across her body, watching intently as a cartoon fish mirrored her movements on a TV monitor several feet away. 

On a sunny summer day, a group of strangers gathered on Harborview Medical Center’s west side. They ignored the drone of Interstate 5 below and even the glorious panorama of downtown and beyond.

Chronically homeless, alcohol-dependent individuals might benefit from a new intervention that does not require them to stop or even reduce drinking, according to the results of a preliminary study in Seattle.

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