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Paul Carter with Andrea Gahl, trauma nurse coordinator at Harborview
October 29, 2019

Paul Carter looks forward to his Fridays at Harborview Medical Center.

Lily James jumps into a swimming hole.
August 29, 2019

It was a windy day back in 2008. Lily James was in a boat on Lake Washington with her family and friends when the wind lifted an inflatable that was tied to a rope. Like a vise, the rope caught her legs and pulled her overboard.

July 5, 2019

Well-intentioned reactions might be even more harmful than victim blame, according to a recent study.  An interview with a sexual assault survivor says this fits with her experience. 

May 3, 2019

Almost half of riders' injuries are head-related, a new study shows. Just wear a helmet, says injury-prevention specialist.

Girl alone
March 15, 2019

It's hard to hear about - a man arrested after a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Even if you're not close to it, seeing the headlines in your newsfeed on social media can affect your mental health. 

Patient getting a scan
March 12, 2019

Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation?

January 7, 2019

“Knee mount” maneuver reduces blood-flow velocity in major arteries, pilot test shows.

picture of Dr. Eileen Bulger in Harborview Medical Centers Emergency Department
November 14, 2018

"We see firearm injuries here every week.

Stop the bleed training
November 8, 2018

A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. That’s why every second counts when someone is injured in a disaster or a mass shooting, especially because emergency services often are spread thin in those moments.

October 30, 2018

The Oct. 27 slayings of 11 people in Pittsburgh are raising anxieties among many people.  Feelings of sadness and vulnerability can be overwhelming, said UW Medicine psychiatrist Doug Zatzick.

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