A KHN review of thousands of FDA documents reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated can reach consumers.
Anyone having an emergency in King County should call the ten-digit number for their local emergency responders.
The bacterium that causes syphilis, Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum, can be present in semen at high enough concentration to transmit the disease.
In the first half of 2018, there were 81 deaths linked to fentanyl, versus 48 deaths recorded during the same time period last year, a 70% increase in deaths.
Wildfire smoke contains toxic compounds can lead to lung irritation, cancer, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and even death.
A Pierce County man in his 40s died Oct. 22 in the hospital from flu-related complications. He had chronic health concerns that increased his risk for complications.
The VA is adding naloxone kits to AED cabinets in its buildings across the country, an initiative that could become a model for other health care organizations.
Long-term regular use of medicines to promote sleep should be avoided, as initial effectiveness declines over a few weeks and dependence, side effects increase.
Does your mouth itch when you eat certain fruits and vegetables? You may be having an allergic reaction to proteins related to tree, grass and weed pollen
There are millions of armadillos in the southern US, and people interact with them in a variety of ways. The animals’ leathery carapaces are fashioned into purses and boots; some are kept as pets; and some get eaten.