Below-freezing temperatures and snow are forecast in parts of Western Washington in the next few days. Pediatrician Dr.
Harborview Medical Center and other U.S. hospitals will glow with green light to call attention to efforts to protect children and teens.
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.
The first study examining Washington state's use of ERPOs, or extreme risk protection orders, was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. ERPOs
Finding parallels previous literature suggesting self-protection should be weighed against risks of homicide and suicide, researcher says.
In light of new data showing increased suicide rates among teens, a UW Medicine psychologist urges prevention awareness.
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.
Funds will support study of pediatric concussions, suicide, prescription opioids, and falls among seniors.
While it may be tempting to handle fireworks on the Fourth of July, researchers and doctors say the injuries can be life-altering. Dr.