Commentary: According to a CNBC report, Amazon is considering a leap into the prescription-drug business. It wouldn’t be easy, but the industry and its investors shouldn’t dismiss the threat.
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.
Seattle-based Qliance is closing its clinics, affecting some 13,000 patients who participated in its subscription-based model for primary care.
Faced with a painful medical condition that threatened her fertility, Gloria Chueca Puerto-Mendoza didn’t have the luxury of time. Would you spend four years, and...
The proposed initiative to ban heroin safe-injection sites in King County was launched by local officials. Next step is collecting more than 47,000 signatures to...
For doctors and patients alike, talking about death will never be easy, but it is increasingly necessary.
The Medical Quality Assurance Commission said Dr. Johnny Delashaw had intimidated subordinates and put patient care at risk.
While no such cases have been confirmed before in Washington state, a King County toddler may have contracted a rare disease linked to raccoon droppings.