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May 2, 2019

Mental health researchers behind  nowmattersnow.org have demonstrated that the site could be beneficial in decreasing suicidal thoughts.

picture of pregnant woman receiving IV medication in hospital
March 6, 2019

It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. Researchers also found the rate of suicide was lower amo

February 13, 2019

In this digital age, would you expect people to consider undergoing psychotherapy sessions online?  Turns out it depends.

February 25, 2019

For almost 50 years, hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic kidney disease. But when a patient first learns that their kidneys have failed and dialysis is necessary to survive, it can be a jolting overture of mortality.

December 27, 2018

In a policy statement this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged pediatric healthcare providers

Teen worrying
October 10, 2018

Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care.

September 27, 2018

Kathleen Gilligan said her 14-year-old son wrestled with calling the suicide hotline right before he killed himself with a gun.

While he never did call, he may have felt more comfortable going online and finding a network of support.

August 10, 2018

When tennis superstar, and mom, Serena Williams posted on her Instagram account this week about her struggle with depression 11 months after giving birth to her daughter, Olympia, social med

August 4, 2018

In a Yakima Herald Republic article on the health benefits of sleep, and the consequences of not getting enough, UW Medicine's Dr.

January 2, 2018

Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!"

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