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September 17, 2018

A substance-abuse expert discusses why vaping is safer than smoking but still dangerous for teens.

A life jacket should be first on the checklist before children hit the water for summer activities.
July 7, 2022

Twenty-nine people drowned in King County in 2021, including 15 in open water, according to the King County Department of H

E-cigarette products are arranged in a pile.
June 23, 2022

Following an order from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, products made by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs will be unavailable for sale in the United States.

A young boy stares out of an open window.
June 27, 2022

Every year, 40 to 50 children are admitted to Harborview Medical Center after falling from an open window, says Dr.

A boy watches TV.
June 2, 2022

Parents of adolescents understand how accessible media content is to their children, but a new study illustrates how often illicit or unhealthy themes may be appearing on their TV, computer and phone screens.

A colorized image of the monkeypox virus provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
May 27, 2022

Michael Gale Jr. says monkeypox deserves as much caution as the United States gave smallpox in generations past, albeit with the knowledge tha

A mother bottle feeds a baby.
May 19, 2022

Dr. Beth Ebel, a professor of pediatrics at the UW School of Medicine, warns families against diluting dwindling supplies of baby formula.

An illustration of the widespread anguish that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused.
May 12, 2022

President Biden reflected today on the sobering U.S. milestone of 1 million COVID-19 deaths. The CDC's official count has the U.S.

Household plastic containers storing leftovers.
April 27, 2022

Recent research reveals that microplastics may be prevalent in our daily lives For example, tiny particles of plastic have been discovered in

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