Following a deadly weekend, there are nationwide calls to address these mass shootings. However, firearm violence happens every day. "I think it’s important to recognize that mass shootings represent...
Rental scooters may be a convenient way to travel and avoid traffic, but doctors warning that a high volume of riders are ending up in hospital emergency rooms. A study by UCLA researchers found that...
Washington state's revised car-seat and booster-seat law are now consistent with recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The updates include requiring children who have outgrown...
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...
If you're traveling for the Apple Cup football game or another Thanksgiving event, physician Beth Ebel offers guidance about getting there safely, with specific tips for people who will take part in...
"We see firearm injuries here every week. They're exceedingly common, and they're heartbreaking," says Eileen Bulger, UW Medicine's chief of trauma at Harborview Medical Center and professor of...
With the passage of I-1639, voters have made Washington's gun laws among the strictest in the nation. In part, it raises the legal age to buy a semi-automatic rifle to 21 and requires safe storage of...
Dr. Frederick Rivara, UW Medicine's chief of general pediatrics, talks about why allowing 3D printing of guns is a bad idea. First, it would allow individuals who have been banned from having...
(Downloadable video soundbites) Dr. Robert Tessler discusses findings from a study of terrorist acts in the United States and other select industrialized nations between 2002 and 2016.
(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...