(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...
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.
(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...
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...
Dr. Matthew Thompson, a UW Medicine family medicine practitioner, and Anne-Marie Gloster, a nutritional scientist, offer thoughts about home remedies for the common cold and cough.
Some 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. Most don't realize that, in doing so, they are changing their microbiomes. “Every time you diet, it’s causing fluctuations in the compositions of...
In spring and summer, people in Washington take the lakes and rivers for boating, swimming and other activities. Be prepared for the water's low temperatures, especially in May and June, says Michael...
As people enjoy themselves this holiday season, doctors are warning of something called "holiday heart" that can happen when people binge-drink. This presents most commonly with rapid or irregular...
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...
The adage of "an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away" fell by the wayside last month. New guidelines announced by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association say the...