News & Features

June 30, 2011 12:33 AM
Over the past decade, Seattle magazine has been the go-to resource for information about the best doctors in the region. For this Top...
June 14, 2011 6:23 PM
Taking Relief on the RoadA team of local doctors is easing the pain of patients in Third World hospitals Patients at some of the poorest...
June 13, 2011 5:48 PM
When I received that fated phone call from my doctor telling me I had breast cancer, all I wanted to do was fall on the floor and cry. But...
June 13, 2011 5:44 PM
Last year, at age 50, Grace* was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in three years. She was scheduled for a double mastectomy...
June 13, 2011 5:42 PM
Emergency medical care in Washington is getting a radical makeover: Freestanding, “no wait” emergency centers are cropping up in fast-...
June 13, 2011 5:40 PM
 Brain surgery via the eye socketAs both Harborview Medical Center’s chief of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and a...
June 13, 2011 4:39 PM
In this town, we spend a lot of time fretting (and arguing and voting) about what the Seattle of the future will look like. Meanwhile,...
June 10, 2011 10:54 PM
Originally planted by the University of Washington School of Pharmacy in 1911, the Medicinal Herb Garden has survived budget cuts and...
May 23, 2011 8:17 PM
In this entrepreneurial town, we like to do things on our own time and that includes being active. Whether there’s one last work...
May 12, 2011 5:05 PM
School’s out this month, but for a group of local education advocates, the homework never ends. With recent leadership and budget crises...
May 12, 2011 4:19 PM
It’s a sunny Saturday in early March. Nearly 150 media, tech and business professionals, academics and students are squeezed into a meeting...
May 11, 2011 10:49 PM
We take pride in it: Our state regularly earns top honors as one of the most livable in the country, thanks to our old-growth forests, vast...
May 11, 2011 10:45 PM
It wasn’t a native tree. It wasn’t what most would call pretty. And it was so big it dwarfed the little cottage it had grown beside for the...
May 9, 2011 6:11 PM
Contamination-related shutdowns at two beloved local cheese makers sparked outrage last year—but maybe not for the reasons you’d think. The...
April 18, 2011 7:30 PM
You know where to go when things get tough: the spa. Soothing music, herbal tea, fluffy towels and a massage—your favorite pamper palace...