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) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
(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...
Henry Berman, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses how a changing job market, violent video games, the media, and the availability of guns...
Being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at age 76 was a bit of a shock for Mary Wimer. Her doctor referred her to some diabetes education classes at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital to teach her how to...
Teens are taking to vaping in epidemic proportions to breathe in nicotine vapors, says the Federal Drug Administration. For those who wonder how harmful vaping is, substance abuse expert Susan...
According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013. A recent report showed 26 percent of patients with diabetes had skimped on insulin...
A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem. According to the Health Care Cost Institute, insulin prices have doubled...
"We were seeing a real drop-off in youth smoking, but now we're seeing an increase," says Dr. Beth Ebel, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher with the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research...
Type 2 diabetes is traditionally diagnosed in people 45 and older, but incidence of the disease is growing among children and teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 30 million...