Health Trends

July 13, 2015 6:13 PM
One in 20 Americans suffers from an autoimmune disease, such as multiple sclerosis or type 1 diabetes. Treating these patients was a...
July 13, 2015 6:09 PM
When it comes to health research, the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), cofounded by pioneering biologist Leroy Hood, M.D., thinks big—...
July 13, 2015 6:03 PM
Heart disease is the number-one cause of death worldwide. Despite its strength, the heart is one of the least regenerative organs in the...
July 13, 2015 5:59 PM
When Megan Moreno, M.D., started her subspecialty training in adolescent health back in 2005, she often found herself playing detective....
June 3, 2015 5:12 AM
Ingredients For the salad: · 1 lb English cucumbers, half moon slices · 1 lb. haricots vert, stems trimmed and blanched · 1/2 lb. Heirloom...
June 3, 2015 4:50 AM
In 2007, chef Ryan Garcia and his wife had to spend a stressful week at Seattle Children’s Hospital as the couple’s newborn recovered from...
June 1, 2015 11:15 PM
From talking with loved ones about it to finding the right doctor to treat the disease, a cancer diagnosis brings with it many questions....
May 15, 2015 6:16 PM
Knock, knock. Who’s there? The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF), collecting kids’ favorite jokes and riddles for two joke...
May 13, 2015 7:01 PM
Squeezing some—or any—exercise into a packed day can be a challenge. Keeping essentials on hand—running shoes under the desk or a Fitbit on...
May 13, 2015 6:47 PM
“I had braces as a kid, but [later] needed jaw surgery to correct my bite,” says Sofia, 30, an academic librarian in Seattle. She was in...
May 13, 2015 6:34 PM
In 2007, chef Ryan Garcia and his wife had to spend a stressful week at Seattle Children’s Hospital as the couple’s newborn recovered from...
May 13, 2015 6:24 PM
It’s been all over the news: Can butter, or even bacon, be good for you? Not quite—but recent studies have upended the decades-long health...
January 9, 2015 11:26 PM
Less than a year after Judy Haley gave birth to her daughter, she began having trouble breast-feeding, so her doctor sent her to have a...
January 9, 2015 10:58 PM
Curious about what causes food allergies and the latest research and treatments? The Studio, part of Pacific Science Center's Wellbody...
January 9, 2015 10:08 PM
Ever fantasized about running a 5K, or even a marathon? Now is the time to join up with many of the local run groups where peers in a...