Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun. Ashley McCain, a UW...
As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep. Melatonin is a hormone that your pineal gland, part of your circadian clock...
(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.
(Downloadable video, script) Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules. Children ages 6-12, he said, need nine to 12 hours of...
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
Globally, 2 billion people are overweight. Obesity is strongly influenced by the amount of sugar we consume in our daily diets, says Dr. Judy Chen of the UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center. ...
The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare providers to improve care. Dr....
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...
Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start. Local pharmacies that...
It's National Coffee Day on September 29, but before you order that pumpkin spice latte or another seasonal coffee drink, consider the ingredients. A grande pumpkin spice latte from a certain coffee...