Only a couple of years ago, standard care for managing a diagnosed concussion was to rest the patient in a darkened room and minimize their brain stimulation. Sports-medicine specialists now think...
Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity? Vaccinations work by training the body’s immune system and increasing protective antibodies. Vaccines teach the immune...
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.
(Downloadable video, script) Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules. Children ages 6-12, he said, need nine to 12 hours of...
(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (...
(Download video) Dr. Anne-Marie E. Amies Oelschlager discusses funding cuts proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that would affect 81 organizations nationwide that provide...
(Downloadable video) Researchers, coaches and trainers involved in the new study of young football players discuss the goals. The study is being jointly conducted by Seattle Children's Research...
Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the...