Issues

September 17, 2018

The Federal Drug Administration recently proclaimed an epidemic of vaping among young people and gave the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers 60 days to produce plans to stop underage use of their products.

May 14, 2019

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Zackery Lystedt Law, the first comprehensive mandate in the United States aimed to reduce concussion risk and protect student athletes after head injuries.

MMR vaccine
April 25, 2019

Measles vaccine legislation is now on Gov. Jay Inslee's desk.

April 24, 2019

With a federal mandate to improve the Veterans Affairs healthcare system, a new center in the Department of Veterans  Affairs will test new models for providing and paying for medical services.  More than 9 million U.S.

April 19, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed into law updated regulations on car-seat and booster-seat use in Washington state.  The updated law will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

Baby in a car seat
April 19, 2019

Washington state's revised car-seat and booster-seat law are now consistent with recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

April 19, 2019

Rental scooters may be a convenient way to travel and avoid traffic, but doctors warning that a high volume of riders are ending up in hospital emergency rooms. A study by UCLA researchers found that 40 percent of people who were injured while r

Adam Kozie holding insulin boxes
April 9, 2019

A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem.

April 3, 2019

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association just 

March 8, 2019

A conversation with Nathaniel Watson about daylight saving time certainly will not put you to sleep.

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