The ban will not apply to grocery stores and pharmacies.
Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, How would a coronavirus pandemic potentially play out and what can we do to protect ourselves and get through it?
But more than a third of those who had requested comfort measures or limited interventions received some intensive care that they had asked not to receive.
Starting this year, surprise medical billing in most situations is no longer allowed in Washington State.
If you missed Dryuary, you can take another run at reducing your drinking during FebFast. Here are some tips to succeed.
This year, Medicare penalized seven of the 21 hospitals on the U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll, often used as a proxy for identifying top facilities.
About one-third of young males and 1 in 10 females in rural communities have carried a handgun. Many started carrying as early as the sixth grade.
The outbreak bears similarity to the 2002-03 epidemic of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), which hit 37 countries, sickened 8,098 and killed 774.
Every flu season is unique. The 2019-2020 outbreak features more cases of influenza B, the viral strain that usually emerges later in the season.
What is Norovirus and how to your protect yourself against it? Read Public Health – Seattle & King County’s primer on this common cause of foodborne illness.
Prevention is better than cure.
Suicide rates in the United States have climbed steadily over the past two decades, contributing to a decline in the average U.S. life expectancy.
Study will look to see if stem cells derived from patients’ blood cells can be safely used to treat age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
Your local hospital is almost certainly much more dangerous than it should be. But almost all hospitals are making some progress on improving safety.
Even as the rates of addiction in the U.S. have risen dramatically in the past decade, Germany’s addiction rates have been flat.