Virtual reality (VR) is emerging as a therapy in a variety of medical fields, and is now being used to control pain. SnowWorld, a VR game, was developed by UW Medicine Drs. Hunter Hoffman, a research...
Virtual reality and hypnosis are two ways that UW Medicine pain-medicine specialists are trying to reduce patients' dependence on opioids. Included in this PBS special report are Dr. David Tauben, ...
"The app is able to be a lot more accurate and detect more subtle changes than the human eye can, even that of a practiced clinician," said Dr. Lynn McGrath, a UW Medicine neurological surgery...
The identity and history of a man who has spent months as a "John Doe" patient at UW Medical Center is now known. His identity is not being published, though, as a matter of patient privacy. The man...
Most youth soccer leagues will not introduce purposeful heading to kids until they are at least 11, but there isn't a standardized way to teach the technique. Dr. Sara Chrisman, a pediatrician with...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.
Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!" Begashaw exhorts co-workers and patients at her...