(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters) Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.
Special Olympics competitors in Seattle had a chance to gauge their flexibility, balance, aerobic conditioning and strength during a "Fun Fitness" event put on by physical-therapy trainees at the...
As the Special Olympics drew the nation's attention to Seattle, former powerlifter Paula Houston volunteered to work with the competitors in that event. She marveled at their enthusiasm. "One of the...
Adam Drewnowski, UW professor of epidemiology and director of the UW Center for Public Health Nutrition, the UW Center for Obesity Research and the UW Nutritional Sciences Program, answers our...
Dr. Kim Harmon has been to every University of Washington football game for three decades, watching the Huskies. The last time the UW was in the Rose Bowl, she was, too – 38 weeks pregnant with her...
According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013. A recent report showed 26 percent of patients with diabetes had skimped on insulin...
A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem. According to the Health Care Cost Institute, insulin prices have doubled...
Every time we "spring forward," doctors say, the interruption in sleep affects our health. Studies have shown that stroke and heart attack risks increase in the near term after the time change. Nate...