Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are seeing the evolution of our community’s and country’s approach to providing care as we face a historic public health crisis. We have been working to increase the options for accessing the care you […]
A Safer Family. A Safer World: from UW Medicine/Harborview Hospital, information designed for parents, caregivers, and other caring adults to help them prevent the sexual abuse of children. Available in multiple languages. Here are the links for English and Spanish.
Playing Tackle Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later By KEN BELSON SEPT. 19, 2017 Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing […]
Study validates concussion assessment tools for children (published 7/26/17): http://www.aappublications.org/news/2017/07/26/Concussion072617 Woodinville Pediatrics uses the updated version of these tools, SCAT5 and Child SCAT5 General advice regarding concussion from the AAP: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/injuries-emergencies/sports-injuries/Pages/Concussions.aspx Study of football players’ brains, including a majority of ex-NFL players […]
A Single Concussion May Have Lasting Impact By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS OCT. 5, 2016 Credit Getty Images A single concussion experienced by a child or teenager may have lasting repercussions on mental health and intellectual and physical functioning throughout adulthood, and multiple […]