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...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
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ALNW flight nurses Brenda Nelson (red hair) and Cindy Goodrich (blonde) deliver a patient to an Emergency Department medical team at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
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Emergency room staff tend to a patient at Harboview 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...
Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the...
The UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation reports that asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease worldwide. Ali Mokdad, professor global health, said asthma is an expensive...
The Seattle Times recently chronicled lifesaving measures provided to two patients at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The patients likely would have died, doctors say, without the use of an ...
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....