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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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
(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...
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....
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...
Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but what are they really saying? Not only are many rodent vocalizations unable to be...
Across the nation, concussion protocols are in place to guide student athletes' safe return to sports participation. But no clear guidelines exist for students' appropriate return to the classroom....
Nicotine is an incredibly addictive substance and one JUULpod, a vaping device brand, has as much nicotine as 20 cigarettes. Patricia Atwater, the director of health promotion at Hall Health Center...
UW Medicine is creating the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to develop effective new treatments for brain disorders, with foundational funding of $50 million from philanthropists Lynn and...