(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) B-roll of Seattle street scenes and Dr. Beth Ebel offers tips for parents whose children walk to school: Talk with your kids about their route, where they choose to cross...
Some 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. Most don't realize that, in doing so, they are changing their microbiomes. “Every time you diet, it’s causing fluctuations in the compositions of...
Mother's Day can be a struggle if your mother or loved one has memory loss or dementia. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, offers tips for...
It's no secret that the world is covered with germs, and when you travel, you have a higher risk of exposure to contagions such as respiratory viruses. But you needn't worry – just be prepared, says...
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with “the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s.” Currently no cure exists for the slow-...
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...
It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine,...
People put helmets on for skiing and snowboarding, but not many think about it when they go sledding. On Monday, Feb. 4, Harborview Medical Center emergency physicians treated a 14-year-old who had...