Casey Schorr didn't always have epilepsy. His seizures started when he was 12. "It kept getting worse and worse, even on the medications, which is why they started doubling them and tripling them,"...
Baseball player Danny Farquhar is recovering after surgery for a ruptured brain aneurysm, which he sustained during a game April 20. An aneurysm is a weak, bubble-like area on a blood vessel. "The...
Alyssa Ledbetter and her family call Dr. Alisha Brown a guardian angel. Brown was at a park on Mercer Island, near Seattle, when Ledbetter complained to her mom of a sudden, very bad headache, and...
UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24. The two Seattle institutions...
Is it true that vaccinations increase antibodies and provide herd immunity? Vaccinations work by training the body’s immune system and increasing protective antibodies. Vaccines teach the immune...
Every year across the United States, several thousand young people with a serious lifelong illness are released from pediatric care to an often confusing, sometimes uncaring world of adult care. That...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.
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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....