teens

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.

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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

The rash of school shootings has people questioning.  What is happening with teen-age boys? Do they have more anger and depression than teens of the past? 

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.

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August 23, 2017

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

School-based health centers in Seattle overcame billing, provider-training and other barriers to successfully provide long-acting reversible contraception to teens who otherwise likely wouldn

Young people are at high risk of suicide, and the risk is even greater for those living in rural areas, according to a recent JAMA Pediatrics study and editorial.  National Public Radio examines some of the possible reasons why, with co

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