It's a time of celebration for a Montana family. Gina Lee Gossett's baby boy, Oliver, is about to turn 1 year old. But their journey to his birth was difficult. Gina and her husband, Dan, learned ...
(Downloadable video and script) Seattle's bike-share programs do not provide helmets for their riders, says Dr. Fred Rivara, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher at the Harborview Injury...
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years...
"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...
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...
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...
Following a deadly weekend, there are nationwide calls to address these mass shootings. However, firearm violence happens every day. "I think it’s important to recognize that mass shootings represent...
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
Hospitals tend to be busy places during the summer. Add in a spell of historically hot weather, and the number of people needing care increases dramatically. “We saw over 100 patients for heat-...
Fireworks are set to fly once again this Independence Day weekend. Medical professionals hope their warnings will steer you clear of permanent injuries. Their July Fourth mantra is to celebrate ...