It's a time of celebration for a Montana family. Gina Lee Gossett's baby boy, Oliver, is about to turn 1 year old. But their journey to his birth was difficult. Gina and her husband, Dan, learned ...
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Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen
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...
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...
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years...
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...
When babies transition from the womb to the world, they pick up a population of beneficial bacteria, or microbiome, from their mother’s birth canal that would enhance protections from disease. But in...
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...
It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. ...