A child reaches for a pan on a stovetop.
February 6, 2023

More than 3 in 10 injuries admitted to U.S. burn centers are a result of scald burns from hot water or other liquids, or steam.

January 17, 2023

Treatment of childhood-onset hearing loss can be more precisely tailored with information on specific genetic cause.  

A parent helps an ill young child with home treatment.
October 26, 2022

As of Oct. 26, the UW Medicine Virology Lab had detected nearly 90 cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in samples from throughout the Puget Sound region.

October 5, 2022

Dr. Danny E. Miller hopes to advance new sequencing technologies to solve undiagnosed genetic disorders.

September 7, 2022

Technique could make it possible to detect TB in many children who might otherwise go undiagnosed and untreated.

A girl receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
September 1, 2022

As students return to classrooms, pediatrician Dr.

July 14, 2022

The drug erythropoietin, when combined with cooling therapy, showed no added benefits, study finds.


E-cigarette products are arranged in a pile.
June 23, 2022

Following an order from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, products made by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs will be unavailable for sale in the United States.

A young boy stares out of an open window.
June 27, 2022

Every year, 40 to 50 children are admitted to Harborview Medical Center after falling from an open window, says Dr.

A boy watches TV.
June 2, 2022

Parents of adolescents understand how accessible media content is to their children, but a new study illustrates how often illicit or unhealthy themes may be appearing on their TV, computer and phone screens.


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