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. ...
When temperatures drop and electrical power fails from too much demand or from downed lines, don't bring a generator into the house to power portable heaters. Small gas engines, camp stoves, charcoal...
A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. That’s why every second counts when someone is injured in a disaster or a mass shooting, especially because emergency services...
Harborview Medical Center regularly conducts emergency drills to ensure staff are prepared for influxes of patients during disasters. Watch how it would respond to a massive chemical spill or other...
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...
Dr. Stephen Morris, UW Medicine emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, responded to Hurricane Harvey in Houston last year to help with patient care. He reflects on what he...
Less than a year ago, an auto external defibrillator saved 43-year-old Joy Cruz, who had suffered a heart attack while playing soccer. His last memory of that event is that everything in his vision...
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.
(Downloadable video and b-roll of tourniquet application) Dr. Eileen Bulger discusses being prepared for natural disasters and responding to an emergent situation in which someone is bleeding badly....