(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic." It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes...
Sue McNeely of Bothell, Washington, hasn't driven since February 10, when she had a stroke in rush-hour traffic on Interstate 405. A state trooper responded and recognized the emergency. McNeely was...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
On July 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that funding for teen pregancy-prevention programs would end two years early. The 81 affected organizations provide reproductive...
The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was created in 1997 with overwhelming bipartisan support. It provides funds to states' Medicaid coverage of children in working families whose modest...
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.
On average one in 10 people who live at Seattle's latitude suffer from the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder known as SAD, according to Dr. David Avery, a UW Medicine psychiatrist. He...
David Yamashita said his mother was his hero and his continued source of inspiration. But no one in the family knew how dark her moods were until she took her own life by taking a bottle of...
(Downloadable video) David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness. The video is one of the real-life stories incorporated into a six-hour...