Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a common form of depression that happens with a change in the seasons. This winter is proving to be even tougher with the coronavirus and cultural and economic...
Today is winter solstice, the day of the year with the least daylight, and perhaps a fitting day to reflect on sleep. While the pandemic and social strife have brought fitful sleep to many people....
Is it safe for pregnant people to get the COVID-19 vaccine? As of right now, Dr. Linda Eckert, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at University of Washington School of Medicine, says it's an...
The rate of pregnant patients who die from COVID-19 infection is 13 times higher than that of those in the same age group. Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the...
New dietary guidelines state that children under age 2 should consume no food that has added sugars. Eliza Lagerquist, dietitian at UW Medical Center – Montlake's neonatal intensive care unit, says...
Sleeping poorly? Insomnia is one of the most common sleep problems. Michael Vitiello, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, says you...
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Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office. Credit: Clare McLean
A local doctor is encouraging us to properly celebrate World Sleep Day, especially during the pandemic. UW Medicine sleep expert Dr. Lourdes DelRosso says we should seriously consider sleep because...
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Neurologists always emphasize the value of a speedy response when someone recognizes signs of a stroke – and especially after a year of people expressing fears of...
Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine. “We...