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...
(Downloadable video soundbites) Dr. Robert Tessler discusses findings from a study of terrorist acts in the United States and other select industrialized nations between 2002 and 2016.
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...
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...
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....
"We see firearm injuries here every week. They're exceedingly common, and they're heartbreaking," says Eileen Bulger, UW Medicine's chief of trauma at Harborview Medical Center and professor of...
With the passage of I-1639, voters have made Washington's gun laws among the strictest in the nation. In part, it raises the legal age to buy a semi-automatic rifle to 21 and requires safe storage of...
Dr. Frederick Rivara, UW Medicine's chief of general pediatrics, talks about why allowing 3D printing of guns is a bad idea. First, it would allow individuals who have been banned from having...
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...
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...