Most youth soccer leagues will not introduce purposeful heading to kids until they are at least 11, but there isn't a standardized way to teach the technique. Dr. Sara Chrisman, a pediatrician with...
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) The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database, a publicly available tool for researchers to explore and...
Mark Drangsholt has run 150 sprint triathlons, and needs to manage nagging overuse injuries to keep competing. UW Medicine sports-medicine specialist Mark Harrast offers tips to aging athletes who...
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...
Keeping kids in a dark room, or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms. Kim Harmon, professor of...
Dr. Kim Harmon has been to every University of Washington football game for three decades, watching the Huskies. The last time the UW was in the Rose Bowl, she was, too – 38 weeks pregnant with her...
Every 15 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a traumatic brain injury resulting from external forces such as a car crash or a fall. Every five minutes, a person is disabled as a result. Dr...
Tearing the ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, in the knee is an injury common to sports participants. The treatment typically involves surgical reconstruction of the tissue, and then the patient...
Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier. That's something one Western Washington man knows. About halfway...