King County officials and patients tout local benefits of the Affordable Care Act, joining a state and national movement to salvage parts of the law.
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.
Tet in Seattle, a Vietnamese celebration for the Lunar New Year, tackles health issues with free screenings, information and insurance enrollment for the community.
ALS patient Dave Adox’s plan to donate his organs hit a detour because his request made some people uncomfortable.
The Seattle/King County health department’s new window-placard grades reflect a given restaurant’s number of violations compared with its neighbors, not with the whole region’s establishments.
The King County Board of Health endorses supervised injection sites for drug users, a strategy to reduce overdose deaths. A final decision on the sites,...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care...
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is among the first, and largest, donors to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, which will develop and stockpile...