Public health has identified a cluster of 8 people with HIV infection in north Seattle. All were living homeless and injected or used illicit drugs.
A study of 100s of British adults trying to lose weight and review of other weight-loss studies has identified 10 strategies that may help you lose weight.
For frail nursing home residents, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death.
This is the first detection of the virus in mosquitoes west of the Cascades. Mosquito season usually ends in mid-September.
Suicide rates have been steadily climbing, but their numbers are likely even higher.
New drugs that promise a cure for the 3.5 million Americans with chronic hepatitis also are benefiting another category of patients: those awaiting life-saving organ transplants.
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
We found that some top hospitals had teams with members dedicated to responding to cardiac arrests around the clock. In others, team members had to drop their regular duties to response to codes.
Doctors running as Democrats are campaigning hard on the need to reform the health care system. They present a stark contrast to Congress’ current physician makeup.
If you want to make your daily commute a health promoting activity, cycling is the best way to go. Walking (assuming it’s a reasonable distance) is good too.
More and more people consider smoking marijuana harmless, but mounting research suggests women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid it altogether.
When a hospital and an insurer do not agree on a price. The hospital can sometime demands that patients pay the difference, in a practice called balance billing.
The course of asthma varies from one child to the next. Symptoms may begin at any age, may persist or stop, and then may recur many years later.
Given asthma is about five times more common in Western societies, this suggests lifestyle plays a major role.
Before he was diagnosed, he may have exposed others to the measles at Sea-Tac Airport and the Emergency Department of Harborview Medical Center.