pediatrics

October 11, 2018

The newly appointed chair of the UW School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics will also serve as the associate dean of the UW medical school and as senior vice president/chief academic officer for Seattle Children's.

October 8, 2018

"Even if the flu vaccine works only half the time, it still means that you can protect half the kids in your family or your classroom,” Dr.

EpiPen
October 1, 2018

Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start.

September 24, 2018

UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24.

Children playing soccer
September 4, 2018

The guideline for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines specific actions for healthcare

July 26, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics said reforms are urgently needed to the U.S. food regulatory process, which allows the use of more than 10,000 additives to modify food or are included in the packaging and processing of food. 

June 25, 2018

A major study has found that medicines used to treat diabetes in adults are not effective on youth. Researchers say the finding is disturbing because type 2 diabetes among youth is a growing problem.

June 11, 2018

Quan, an expert on the prevention and treatment of childhood drownings, told The New York Times that parents should never expect that

February 14, 2018

An ambitious new program focused on pediatric oral health training will involve practitioners and students in several schools at the University of Washington and external partners including Eastern Washington University.

preterm infant neonatal intensive care unit
January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

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