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Post-stroke depression (PSD) affects about one-third of all stroke survivors, according to a new joint statement by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. It is the groups' first such statement on post-stroke depression.

Individuals who care for family members and friends with dementia often lack support, education and communication from healthcare professionals, leading to caregiver distress and inadequate patient care, according to a new study led by researche

The University of Washington School of Nursing is launching a Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management, aimed at developing interventions to help adults and children with chronic illnesses sleep better.

For the 25th consecutive year, the University of Washington’s School of Medicine maintained the No. 1 ranking in family-medicine and rural-medicine training in U.S.

Dr. Kathryn E. Barnard, UW School of Nursing professor emeritus and eponymous founder of the school’s Barnard Center on Infant Mental Health and Development, died June 27. She was 77.

A group of UW dentistry, medicine and nursing students converged on Mary's Place, a Seattle shelter, to care for homeless women and children.

The UW School of Nursing has re-opened enrollment to its adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner track of the doctor of nursing practice, or D.N.P., degree program.

When medical student Jory Wasserburger served a rotation in a Wyoming family physician’s office last year, the doctor wondered about the high number of child patients who had untreated tooth decay.

A week before Thanksgiving in 2008, Eric Seitz, a homeless youth, arrived in Harborview Medical Center with a flesh-eating disease -- the result of injecting drugs with a dirty needle.

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