Consistency and patience are key factors for people working to resume lactating if they’ve slowed down or stopped altogether, according to UW Medicine nurse and lactation consultant Gretchen...
Parents of adolescents understand how accessible media content is to their children, but a new study illustrates how often illicit or unhealthy themes may be appearing on their TV, computer and phone...
A team of specialists serving the families of extremely preterm babies (22 to 25 weeks' gestation) is giving the earliest newborns across the Pacific Northwest a better shot at surviving. "We’ve had...
Following an order from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, products made by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs will be unavailable for sale in the United States. Dr. Beth Ebel, a professor of...
Every year, 40 to 50 children are admitted to Harborview Medical Center after falling from an open window, says Dr. Brian Johnston, the hospital's chief of pediatrics. Harborview’s Injury Prevention...
As students return to classrooms, pediatrician Dr. Beth Ebel says this is a sensible time for children to receive a booster COVID-19 vaccination, if they’re eligible. “Getting this (current) third...
As of Oct. 26, the UW Medicine Virology Lab had detected nearly 90 cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in samples from throughout the Puget Sound region. Sparrow Helland, a registered nurse...
Children ages 5-11 are the latest group to become eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, following approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 19. Kids within the age...
UW Medicine neuroscientist Larry Zweifel says the human brain is fast at work whenever we meet someone new, and if the moving chemicals in our mind react just right, the result makes us gush with...
More than 3 in 10 injuries admitted to U.S. burn centers are a result of scald burns from hot water or other liquids, or steam. American Burn Association data shows that 61% of scald burn victims are...
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