Old US Public Health Service Hospital (known as Pacific Tower during its tenure as Amazon HQ building) to become new satellite campus for allied health professions programs of Seattle Central Community College and serve as site for public agencies and NGOs.
Seattleite Jeanne Sather, author of Assertive Cancer patient blog ,died from metastatic breast cancer 15 years after her original diagnosis
In June the King County Board of Health unanimously approved creation of drug take-back system for county residents , to be financed by a 2-cent per Rx tax. On Dec. 1, PhRMA filed a lawsuit against King County , claiming that the plan causes a financial burden for patients and that in-home disposal of medicines is the best way to keep Rx drugs out of the wrong hands.
Public hospital CEO gets pay cut to $1 M per year, at Renton’s Valley Medical Center