Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start. Local pharmacies that...
You don't think it could happen to you, but the stories in the news show it can. Nearly 40 children die every year from being left in a parked car, and a majority of them are parents just forgetting...
Failing to keep an eye out at the pool, lake or ocean can be deadly. In 2018, Germany saw 300 drowning deaths and a lifeguard group linked this issue to parents distracted by their cell phones....
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.
Some families have reported difficulty finding their desired brand of infant formula on store shelves. Experts say it's due to shoppers buying more than usual, similar to the hoarding of toilet paper...
It's understandable that people are worried during the COVID-19 pandemic. But they shouldn't avoid seeking the care they need. Dr. Tom Courtney, pediatrician at the UW Neighborhood Kent-Des Moines...
We've all seen it in the stores: Shelves where hand sanitizer used to be are now empty as people prepared for the coronavirus outbreak. That demand increased among hospitals across the country, as...
Opening your home's windows on a hot day can keep your living space cool, but there's a hidden peril for young children. Every year, Harborview Medical Center treats about 50 kids who tumble out of...
With most school instruction happening online, it's difficult for teens and young children to connect with their friends socially. Dr. Mollie Grow, a UW Medicine and Seattle Children's pediatrician...
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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at UW Medical Center – Northwest Credit: Clare McLean