Efforts to stop the spread of HIV are hindered by fear and stigma.
Public Health is investigating an outbreak of shigellosis associated with the kindergarten classrooms at Cascade Ridge Elementary School in Issaquah.
Amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy has increased substantially over the last decade in the U.S., particularly in rural counties, a new study has found
Last year 161 King County residents were diagnosed with HIV, the lowest number since 1994. This is a 51% decrease in new HIV diagnoses overall.
Patients might not realize that salespeople working on commission are frequently present in the OR and sometimes even advise the clinical team during surgery.
“I did ecstasy once, and I got married … I did it again, I made a sex tape … like, everything bad would happen.”
After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017.
Medicare has been mailing new Medicare ID cards to beneficiaries since September and scammers are taking advantage of this opportunity to commit fraud.
There are numerous harmful human health effects of climate change expected in our region, some of which we’re already experiencing, writes Jeff Duchin, MD.
No one told Shereese Hickson she qualified for financial assistance to cover her portion of a $123,019 bill until she called the hospital.
Anti-vaccine activities appear to be more of a western phenomenon, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the American Southwest.
This isn’t the first time a Chinese team has used the CRISPR technique on human embryos in a way that few researchers from other countries have attempted.
The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing, but its resurgence has been overshadowed by the nation’s focus on opioids.
Why do Black Friday shoppers throw punches over bargains? Many people chalk it up to bad behavior. But marketers ascribe it to a phenomenon known as “psychological ownership.”
Wildfire smoke contains toxic compounds can lead to lung irritation, cancer, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and even death.