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...
With a little planning, UW Medicine nutritionist Judy Simon says, parents can avoid potential sugar-fueled meltdowns on Halloween. Conversations with young children can emphasize the fun of dressing...
Kimber Brossart, 3, had snuck up behind her mom while she was mowing the lawn. In a moment, Lindsay Brossart backed up and the lawnmower contacted Kimber's right foot, leading to several surgeries...
"I feel at least 20, 25 years younger," says Warren Buck, 72, a baby-boomer who has rediscovered his active self a year after his second hip replacement at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. His...
"We don't actually need research to know that it would be terrifying for children, especially those children; they're strangers in a strange land, they don't speak the language, they don't know what'...
Dr. Brian Johnston, chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center and professor of pediatrics at the UW School of Medicine, calls on parents to take steps to prevent young children from falling...
A bill in Washington's Legislature would require private stem-cell clinics to post signage warning prospective clients that the therapy offered therein lacks scientific evidence and FDA approval. The...
Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...