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.
(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...
Globally, 2 billion people are overweight. Obesity is strongly influenced by the amount of sugar we consume in our daily diets, says Dr. Judy Chen of the UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center. ...
Henry Berman, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses how a changing job market, violent video games, the media, and the availability of guns...
With a little planning, UW Medicine nutritionist Judy Simon says, parents can avoid potential sugar-fueled meltdowns on Halloween. Conversations with young children can emphasize the fun of dressing...
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...
Teens are taking to vaping in epidemic proportions to breathe in nicotine vapors, says the Federal Drug Administration. For those who wonder how harmful vaping is, substance abuse expert Susan...
The figure is shocking: On average, a 10-year-old child has consumed 18 years' worth of sugar, based on recommended daily allowances. The study by Public Health England found that children were...
"We were seeing a real drop-off in youth smoking, but now we're seeing an increase," says Dr. Beth Ebel, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher with the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research...