"We were seeing a real drop-off in youth smoking, but now we're seeing an increase," says Dr. Beth Ebel, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher with the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research...
A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem. According to the Health Care Cost Institute, insulin prices have doubled...
Every time we "spring forward," doctors say, the interruption in sleep affects our health. Studies have shown that stroke and heart attack risks increase in the near term after the time change. Nate...
According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013. A recent report showed 26 percent of patients with diabetes had skimped on insulin...
Teens are taking to vaping in epidemic proportions to breathe in nicotine vapors, says the Federal Drug Administration. For those who wonder how harmful vaping is, substance abuse expert Susan...
As children settle into the start of another school year, it’s a good idea to speak with them about how to be safe if they walk to school. Beth Ebel, a pediatrician with UW Medicine Harborview,...
Henry Berman, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses how a changing job market, violent video games, the media, and the availability of guns...
Heather Tick, a professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a consortium pain task force white paper calling for a reform...
The most common burn injuries over the holidays stem from cooking accidents, said Dr. Nicole Gibran of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview. "People get distracted and leave their pots...
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.