When babies transition from the womb to the world, they pick up a population of beneficial bacteria, or microbiome, from their mother’s birth canal that would enhance protections from disease. But in...
Getting in shape can be tough, and for new parents, it can be a frustrating process. Kristina Katrel, a Seattle mom of two, is navigating how to exercise as she feels like she can't do everything she...
How do you pack a well-balanced lunch? Many parents might be wondering that as their children go back to school. UW Medicine dietitian Judy Simon explains the different food groups she likes to see...
As more fast food chains add vegan burger options to their menus, many might wonder if this is a healthier alternative to meat. Judy Simon, a UW Medicine dietitian, says some products do contain...
Based on new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 65% of moms-to-be in the United States have not received vaccinations for the flu and whooping cough. Pregnant women are a high-...
As Halloween approaches, people stock up on candy for trick-or-treaters. But is there a kind of candy that is better for you than others? Vanessa Imus, a registered dietitian at UW Medicine's Weight...
It can be hard to resist a spread of decadent food over the holidays. But as much as you might prepare for gorging by dieting in advance, Natalia Groat, a registered dietitian at Harborview Medical...
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.
Some families have reported difficulty finding their desired brand of infant formula on store shelves. Experts say it's due to shoppers buying more than usual, similar to the hoarding of toilet paper...
Pregnant women, especially in their last trimester, need to be very guarded to avoid contracting COVID-19, according to new statewide data collected by a group of obstetricians across several ...