If you travel abroad, try to avoid stray dogs. Travel-medicine experts say that, although rabies is rare, a bite could expose you to the infection. A bite or scratch requires treatment immediately...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
At the Seattle bar Alchemy, activated charcoal is stirred into a signature cocktail called the Black and White. Salty Caramel Ash -- again with charcoal -- is a customer favorite at an ice cream...
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years...
Picky eating among toddlers is almost universal, says UW Medicine pediatrician Molly Grow. Children play with food as a means to get more comfortable with it, she says.
A recent global study from McMaster University finds that low-salt diets might not be that great for you after all, if you're healthy. Judy Simon, a registered dietitian and nutritionist with UW...
Adam Drewnowski, UW professor of epidemiology and director of the UW Center for Public Health Nutrition, the UW Center for Obesity Research and the UW Nutritional Sciences Program, answers our...
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...
It's National Coffee Day on September 29, but before you order that pumpkin spice latte or another seasonal coffee drink, consider the ingredients. A grande pumpkin spice latte from a certain coffee...
After last year’s rough flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and doctors are recommending that people get their flu shots early. Dr. John Lynch, medical director of infection control at...