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Latest technology a feature of new Harborview facility

Latest technology a feature of new Harborview facility

Posted: March 6, 1997

The latest patient-care technology is a key component of Harborview Medical Center's new West Wing, which opened Feb. 3. Built to meet the needs of a Level I trauma center in the 21st century, the West Wing houses a new Emergency Department (ED), operating rooms, intensive care units (ICUs) and clinical laboratories. Read more »


A lush volcanic island in Indonesia provides clues about Mount St. Helens’ recovery from its moon-like state

A lush volcanic island in Indonesia provides clues about Mount St. Helens’ recovery from its moon-like state

Posted: February 21, 1997

On August 27, 1883, the volcano Krakatau in the Dutch East Indies erupted with the force of more than 10,000 Hiroshima-type hydrogen bombs, killing an estimated 30,000 people and leaving a wide swath of devastation. The recovery from that volcanic upheaval is providing scientists with glimpses of the renewal that can be expected after more… Read more »