Based on new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 65% of moms-to-be in the United States have not received vaccinations for the flu and whooping cough. Pregnant women are a high-...
Kristina Katrel remembers her first pregnancy being relatively easy. As a marathoner and enthusiast of yoga and pilates, she bounced back quickly nine years ago and returned to her routine of work,...
Getting in shape can be tough, and for new parents, it can be a frustrating process. Kristina Katrel, a Seattle mom of two, is navigating how to exercise as she feels like she can't do everything she...
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...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...