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January 7, 2019

A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study.

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.

Mary Ouellette with her husband
October 25, 2018

Life changes in an instant. That truth is one Mary Ouellette knows firsthand after a car ran head-on into hers on August 10, 2018.  She was transported from Polson, Montana, to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

October 5, 2018

Emily Dworkin, senior fellow in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, specializes in the mental health of sexual assault victims. 

depressed young woman
October 5, 2018

The confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee accused of sexual assault have brought up a lot of negative emotions for people who have been sexually assaulted.

July 20, 2018

Anyone walking through the doors of Harborview Medical Center will come across a story.

picture of Kimber Brossart, child injured in lawnmower accident
July 9, 2018

Kimber Brossart, 3, had snuck up behind her mom while she was mowing the lawn. In a moment, Lindsay Brossart backed up and the lawnmower contacted Kimber's right foot, leading to several surgeries and, ultimately, a partial amputation at Harborv

immigrant detention center in Texas
June 25, 2018

"We don't actually need research to know that it would be terrifying for children, especially those children; they're strangers in a strange land, they don't speak the language, they don't know what's happening, (and) they are essentially wareho

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