Public health efforts to encourage sun-protection behaviors may be gaining traction, say UW Medicine and Fred Hutch researchers.
"We were seeing a real drop-off in youth smoking, but now we're seeing an increase," says Dr.
Study in JAMA Peditriatics characterizes homicides of adolescent victims who had relationships with perpetrators.
Adolescent medicine specialist Leslie Walker-Harding will return to Seattle in new leadership roles at UW Medicine and Seattle Children's.
Teens are taking to vaping in epidemic proportions to breathe in nicotine vapors, says the Federal Drug Administration.
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.
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.
Pediatrician Henry Berman offers historical perspective on what might be influencing our nation's school shootings.
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.
(Downloadable video, script) Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules.