"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...
The confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee accused of sexual assault have brought up a lot of negative emotions for people who have been sexually assaulted. Emily Dworkin, senior...
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...
Dr. Coralynn Sack, a UW Medicine physician specializing in lung problems, talks to reporters Aug. 20, 2018, about health effects of the smoky air over the region. Sack is an acting assistant ...
Special Olympics competitors in Seattle had a chance to gauge their flexibility, balance, aerobic conditioning and strength during a "Fun Fitness" event put on by physical-therapy trainees at the...
As the Special Olympics drew the nation's attention to Seattle, former powerlifter Paula Houston volunteered to work with the competitors in that event. She marveled at their enthusiasm. "One of the...
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...
If you are feeling isolated over the holidays, or if you're surrounded by people, here are tips for emotional stability from Dror-Ben Zeev, a UW Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral...
(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters) Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.