A harsh irony underlies the search for solutions: The devices that manufacturers designed to help adults quit smoking have become devices that teenagers who never smoked are themselves fighting to quit.
Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.
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Here are some questions and answers regarding the Affordable Care Act, which a federal judge on Friday ruled was unconstitutional.
“For kids who have chaos and unpredictability in their lives, music has structure, music has predictability,” says Alyssa Monas, a music therapist at Childhaven, one...