People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.
A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.
Police say two groups exchanged shots across a south Seattle street Sunday night just before midnight, wounding a woman in the leg.
Pullman police Monday investigated a beating that put a Washington State University faculty member in the hospital with a serious head injury.
The Washington State Patrol says a 7-year-year-old boy struck by a school bus in Ferndale, Wash., has been airlifted to a Seattle hospital.
A 28-year-old Washington state man is charged with donning scrubs and a hospital identification badge to steal drugs from a “crash cart” at a Missoula hospital.
The urban legend of spiders crawling into one’s ears while sleeping became reality for one Chinese woman as she had a spider living inside her ear for five days.
“We’re wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right,” said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
A 30-year-old Boeing employee who lost both legs after he was trapped by the landing gear of a 787 jet says he doesn’t know how it happened but recalls “just horrible pain.”
A young couple who met and fell in love while being treated for cancer married in the basement of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.