Treatments

June 15, 2016 5:48 PM
TravelRx service eliminates trips to the office
September 30, 2015 6:23 PM
The benefits of weight-loss surgery seem clear: Such procedures give those who undergo them a new outlook on life and majorly improved...
September 16, 2015 11:21 PM
“I can’t find your cervix,” said my doctor to me, during a routine pelvic exam in the fall of 2012. I was confused. I was a healthy, active...
September 16, 2015 10:58 PM
Once small breast cancer tumors have been detected in a screening, they aren’t easy to find in order to remove them, but new technology,...
November 4, 2014 8:01 AM
Research has already shown that brain games, such as crossword puzzles or Sudoku, keep our minds sharp, possibly into later life, but one...
May 5, 2014 6:11 AM
Yes, there's an app for that too—smokers who prefer gadgets to patches in their quest to quit the habit can reach for their own smartphones...
May 3, 2014 12:29 AM
When an 11-year-old terminal pediatric brain tumor patient named Violet chose to donate her brain to science it inspired brain cancer...
March 31, 2014 7:24 AM
Chocolate in pill form sounds like a dubious concept--doesn't that take all the fun out of it? Perhaps, but it may also be the best way to...
October 13, 2013 8:19 AM
Stroke patients and others with conditions that have impeded their walking ability are finding new hope in a device created by Fremont-...
September 19, 2013 7:00 AM
The Polyclinic and EvergreenHealth are among the first medical centers in the Seattle area to offer 3D mammography, a new technology that...
September 19, 2013 6:38 AM
When Kaycee Kiesz of Seattle found out about a Virginia Mason Medical Center clinical trial for the first-ever oral multiple sclerosis drug...
what to do after a head injury
April 10, 2013 12:09 AM
As a writer, there are times when my reporting touches close to home, and it did in this case. Alonzo Colburn, a talented athlete who...
Zackery Lystedt traumatic brain injuries
April 10, 2013 12:04 AM
In 2011, Zackery Lystedt, the young athlete who was the inspiration for the Zackery Lystedt law, joined his Tahoma High School classmates...
traumatic brain injury treating head injuries
April 9, 2013 11:58 PM
A helicopter airlift to Harborview Medical Center is never a good thing, and on the evening of October 12, 2006, the news was particularly...
July 12, 2012 10:32 PM
Victoria Williams remembers sitting in her car, crying after a disappointing visit with an orthopedic surgeon. She had been told nothing...
July 12, 2012 10:04 PM
While most patients focus on the surgery itself, that’s the easy part, says orthopedic surgeon Thomas Cross, D.O., of Federal Way...