Health Trends

January 9, 2015 11:26 PM
Peer support groups are lifelines when your disease doesn't fit your age
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December 4, 2014 10:13 AM
Any fitness buff will tell you one of the keys to staying active and fit is keeping your workouts interesting and challenging for your body...
December 4, 2014 9:40 AM
Kids say the darnedest things, especially in situations they’re trying to make sense of, such as at the doctor’s office. With school back...
December 4, 2014 8:13 AM
Resolving to eat healthier is often easier said than done—there are fresh foods to buy and prep, labels to scrutinize and menus to plan—in...
November 22, 2014 12:40 AM
Fancy drinks and a movie this rainy weekend? This Saturday evening event has both, and they each come with a twist—the movie is Speaking of...
November 14, 2014 6:21 PM
Since opening in 2003, SkinSpirit has become one of the top destinations for aesthetic skin and body care, with multiple locations in...
November 4, 2014 11:40 AM
Nutritionist Jennifer Adler was counseling so many clients at her practice, Passionate Nutrition, writing a book seemed like the best way...
November 4, 2014 10:45 AM
There’s no shortage of wearable gadgets to help track your movements, diet and more—even Microsoft has entered the market—but Seattle-based...
October 8, 2014 7:37 AM
Could mammograms benefit women aged 75 and older? It’s a population are at highest risk for breast cancer—but it's also the least studied,...
October 8, 2014 7:04 AM
It’s getting close to open enrollment time for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange—beginning November 15 through February 15—so now is...
October 8, 2014 6:27 AM
You may think reaching for that morning cup of coffee is a matter of taste and routine—but researchers say it could be your biology buzzing...
October 7, 2014 8:47 PM
Figuring out the precise cause of a patient’s allergic reaction—which can be as common as pet dander or as unusual as ginger—can be a long...
September 8, 2014 9:43 PM
Deadlines for applications to Tacoma's Pacific Lutheran University's very first doctoral program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice, are coming...
September 8, 2014 5:51 PM
It’s generally accepted that doling out advice is far easier than taking it. Doctors are no exception, as we found when we (nervously)...
September 8, 2014 6:01 AM
A local tech innovation takes the idea of classic medical alert devices and gives them a trendy wearable tech update. The React Sidekick is...
September 8, 2014 5:23 AM
In news you might not have been sure you were waiting for, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have put to rest the...