The boy died Friday morning after police say he experienced difficult breathing.
Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.
More than 59,000 people still die from the terrifying disease, mostly in Africa and Asia, but vaccinating dogs can eliminate the threat.
City Councilmember M. Lorena González is proposing that Seattle ban mental-health counselors from using so-called “conversion therapy” to try to make gay minors straight.
Snohomish County is citing its opioid epidemic as it advocates for a sales-tax increase that would, in large part, help it hire more sheriff’s deputies.
The University of Washington has formed a special committee to investigate claims made in a congressional report that Richard Ellenbogen, chairman of UW’s Department of...
The Robertsons’ case is part of a new wave of lawsuits against sperm banks, which highlights claims of deception and negligence, and adds an array...