In general, the “just the facts” approach has limited effectiveness.
Health insurance can be difficult to afford, but going without it is a “bad gamble,” experts say
Researchers at 19 institutions led by UW Medicine have classified Alzheimer’s patients into six subgroups with genetic differences. Their findings could open the way for personalized treatment.
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.
Virtually all transplant centers require patients to verify how they will pay bills that can total $400,000 for a kidney transplant or $1.3 million for a heart.
The new Apple Watch includes new features designed to detect falls and heart problems.
A probiotic treatment did not show any benefit for young children brought to the hospital with acute gastroenteritis.
Programs to screen the genomes of healthy adults to identify genes that may put them at risk for disease later in life need to be implemented with care so that they do not do more harm than good, says an expert panel.
More than 47,000 Americans died by suicide last year. That’s a nearly 5% increase over 2016. And it’s a continuation of a nearly 20-year rise in suicide rates.
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.”