Should children have the right to ask for their own deaths?
In Belgium, where euthanasia is now legal for people over the age of 18, the government is considering extending it to children - something that no other country has done. The same bill would offer the right to die to adults with early dementia.
Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration's malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage.
Seattle Children’s Hospital has cared for sick and injured children in a many different ways, but hospital staff recently helped the family of a 9-year-old girl fighting leukemia in an especially unique way – by giving them a wedding.
Halloween doesn't have a reputation for being the healthiest holiday. Instead, trick-or-treating traditions conjure up images of children gorging themselves on candy. But Seattle Children’s Hospital dietician Mary Jones Verbovski has offered some tips for making Halloween a little more nutritious this year. And don’t worry – you’ll still get to shout “Trick or treat!”
Patients are being pushed to shop more for health care by insurance plans that require them to pay higher out-of-pocket costs. But finding the right deal is often no easy task. Here are five things to consider if you decide to shop around.
Gonorrhea cases in Washington have increased substantially this year, according to the Washington State Department of Health. While there were 2,350 through the first nine months of 2012, the department reports there have been 3,137 cases during the same time period this year – a 34 percent increase.