a young football player on theNorth Creek Jaguars runs up the field
October 16, 2017

Researchers, coaches and trainers involved in the new study of young football players discuss the goals.  The study is being jointly conducted by Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute.  Drs.

October 16, 2017

UW Medicine, Seattle Children's Research Institute to provide licensed athletic trainers to treat, record concussions at Northwest Junior Football League games.

picture of school buses
August 23, 2017

Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules. Children ages 6-12, he said, need nine to 12 hours of sleep a night and adolescents need eight to 10 hours.

picture of a pedestrian-crossing sign
September 7, 2017

B-roll of Seattle street scenes and Dr. Beth Ebel offers tips for parents whose children walk to school:  Talk with your kids about their route, where they choose to cross streets, and the distraction of cell phones.

About 162 million children worldwide under age 5 are considered too short for their age, a growth failure called stunting.

Volunteers at the University of Washington's Department of Bioengineering led a toy-hacking event last weekend to enable children with disabilities to play.

Families being investigated for child maltreatment who received a 10-week home-visit program were less likely to have their children placed in foster care than families who received phone-based interventions, according to a new study from the Un

The University of Washington School of Public Health was awarded more than $4.7 million Wednesday by the National Institutes of Health to investigate how the environment influences neurodevelopment and asthma risk in children.

Scientists at the University of Washington and Kenya Medical Research Institute are working to discern whether antibiotics could help prevent thousands of child deaths from diarrheal disease. 

A landmark report declares bullying to be a serious public-health threat.


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