Kids sledding
February 10, 2021

Below-freezing temperatures and snow are forecast in parts of Western Washington in the next few days. Pediatrician Dr.

November 12, 2020

Harborview Medical Center and other U.S. hospitals will glow with green light to call attention to efforts to protect children and teens.

Lily Weaver playing on the grass
August 11, 2020

Opening your home's windows on a hot day can keep your living space cool, but there's a hidden peril for young children. Every year, Harborview Medical Center treats about 50 kids who tumble out of windows.

June 29, 2020

The first study examining Washington state's use of ERPOs, or extreme risk protection orders, was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.  ERPOs

April 13, 2020

Finding parallels previous literature suggesting self-protection should be weighed against risks of homicide and suicide, researcher says.

October 18, 2019

In light of new data showing increased suicide rates among teens, a UW Medicine psychologist urges prevention awareness.

Charlie Yanny walking down a hall.
September 17, 2019

Across the nation, concussion protocols are in place to guide student athletes' safe return to sports participation. But no clear guidelines exist for students' appropriate return to the classroom.

July 16, 2019

Funds will support study of pediatric concussions, suicide, prescription opioids, and falls among seniors. 

Someone dangerously playing with firecrackers
June 28, 2019

While it may be tempting to handle fireworks on the Fourth of July, researchers and doctors say the injuries can be life-altering. Dr.

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