Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
A recent PLOS One study of 10,000 schoolchildren in India shows that children who spend seven hours a week on screens triple their risk of myopia or nearsightedness -- not being able to see far away...
Airline crews have complained for years about memory loss, headaches and tremors. UW Medicine scientist Clement Furlong is developing a blood test to detect whether a person has been exposed to...
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare providers to improve care. Dr....
Dr. Coralynn Sack, a UW Medicine physician specializing in lung problems, talks to reporters Aug. 20, 2018, about health effects of the smoky air over the region. Sack is an acting assistant ...
Smoke is in the air from Oregon wildfires. Whether the smoke arrives in Puget Sound from Oregon or somewhere else, people should be aware when unhealthful pollution is in the air and they should do...
Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein, iron, zinc and four key B vitamins, according to a new field study showing, for the first time, that rice grown at...