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Health Digest: ‘One Health,’ OB-GYN comments, labs study ‘green’-ness

Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences.

Health Digest: Sleep and cancer, bioethics, and lead contamination

Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences, compiled by News and Information.

Trial to test using ultrasound to move kidney stones

A clinical trial in Seattle is testing a technique developed at the UW that uses low-power ultrasound to reposition kidney stones.

UW Medicine hospitals rank highly in latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals

U.S. News publishes Best Hospitals to guide patients who need a high level of care because they face a difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or age.

Health facilities earn inclusion in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s U.S. index

UW Medicine hospitals and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance were Identified as National ‘Leaders in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare Equality’

Airlift Northwest will station a Turbo Commander aircraft in Juneau

The new Turbo Commander aircraft will allow the medical transport service to reach more people living in outlying rural areas of Southwest Alaska.

UW Medicine launches multi-media health and wellness initiative April 1

In partnership with Fisher Communications, UW Medicine Health will provide information on healthy living and on the latest treatments and medical breakthroughs

UW Medicine establishes Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases

This week UW Medical Center’s pulmonary fibrosis support group celebrated its 25th anniversary and the establishment of the new center.