How will we know if Seattle’s new soda tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, actually reduces the consumption of sugary drinks? University of Washington researchers have been tasked with finding out, under...
Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein and multiple key nutrients in rice, according to a new field study by an international team of scientists. The study...
A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study. The findings were published Jan. 6 in Emergency Medicine...
For almost 50 years, hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic kidney disease. But when a patient first learns that their kidneys have failed and dialysis is necessary to survive, it can...
Mental health researchers behind nowmattersnow.org have demonstrated that the site could be beneficial in decreasing suicidal thoughts. Researchers asked more than 3,000 website visitors how they...
To people trying to help a survivor of sexual assault, take note. Saying the following could lead to serious harm: “At least it wasn’t worse!” “Let’s take your mind off of this.” “Just move on with...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
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ALNW flight nurses Brenda Nelson (red hair) and Cindy Goodrich (blonde) deliver a patient to an Emergency Department medical team at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
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Emergency room staff tend to a patient at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.