teens

November 13, 2019

Public health efforts to encourage sun-protection behaviors may be gaining traction, say UW Medicine and Fred Hutch researchers.

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July 29, 2019

"We were seeing a real drop-off in youth smoking, but now we're seeing an increase," says Dr.

April 15, 2019

Study in JAMA Peditriatics characterizes homicides of adolescent victims who had relationships with perpetrators.

October 11, 2018

Adolescent medicine specialist Leslie Walker-Harding will return to Seattle in new leadership roles at UW Medicine and Seattle Children's.

Vaping
September 16, 2018

Teens are taking to vaping in epidemic proportions to breathe in nicotine vapors, says the Federal Drug Administration.

May 23, 2018

Forefront is a program within the University of Washington's School of Social Work, and it has developed training that empowers teens to teach their peers about suicide prevention.

March 9, 2018

Henry Berman, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses how a changing job market, violent video games, the media, and the availability of guns has shaped teens. 

March 9, 2018

Pediatrician Henry Berman offers historical perspective on what might be influencing our nation's school shootings.

Teens smoking
October 17, 2017

Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.

picture of school buses
August 23, 2017

(Downloadable video, script)  Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules.

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