Most youth soccer leagues will not introduce purposeful heading to kids until they are at least 11, but there isn't a standardized way to teach the technique. Dr. Sara Chrisman, a pediatrician with...
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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 web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (...
(Downloadable video) Researchers, coaches and trainers involved in the new study of young football players discuss the goals. The study is being jointly conducted by Seattle Children's Research...
Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in...
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...
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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....
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...
Keeping kids in a dark room, or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms. Kim Harmon, professor of...