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-...
Measles vaccine legislation is now on Gov. Jay Inslee's desk. He has expressed support for limiting exemptions such as the one in the bill, which would eliminate Washington state parents' ability to...
It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. ...
As the measles outbreak continues to grow in Clark County, Washington, and other cases emerge globally, Kristina Adams Waldorf, a UW Medicine obstetrician, is warning people susceptible to measles to...
It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine,...
If you have measles, you can transmit it to someone before you show any symptoms. That's why doctors are urging people to get vaccinated: to protect not only themselves but others, too. Children...
Washington state is under a state of emergency as there are 35 reported cases of measles as of Jan. 27. Most of those identified cases involve children, 30 of whom were not immunized against the...
Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care. She also says there is an increase in...
A study presented at a 2018 meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology looked at reasons why HPV vaccination rates differ between boys and girls, even though the Centers for Disease Control...
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.