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...
As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep. Melatonin is a hormone that your pineal gland, part of your circadian clock...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters) Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.
(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 video and script, and still images of patient) On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic...
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...
Globally, 2 billion people are overweight. Obesity is strongly influenced by the amount of sugar we consume in our daily diets, says Dr. Judy Chen of the UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center. ...
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.