Health Trends

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June 3, 2014 6:34 AM
In a first among local medical centers, The Everett Clinic is taking the guesswork out of pricing medical procedures and tests by posting...
June 2, 2014 11:39 PM
Pike Place Market is coming to Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center—with a new Pike Place Market Express debuting on the...
June 2, 2014 5:45 AM
A hospital is the last place you’re likely to think of when looking for a good meal. But Seattle’s foodie and farmers’ market culture is...
May 15, 2014 6:23 AM
These specialists can help you decode your genetic health: Fuki M. Hisama, M.D., Medical Director of the Genetic Medicine Clinic; 206.598....
May 15, 2014 5:49 AM
Many of us are compelled, at one point or another, to do a little self-diagnosis when something—an itch here or a pang there—comes up. (...
May 5, 2014 7:20 AM
It’s a topic that brings anxiety and trepidation for many: Death. But Bastyr University is tackling it head on, inviting the community to...
May 3, 2014 12:39 AM
Extremely popular wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbit, Nike Fuelband and the Jawbone Up count your burned calories, measure your heart...
March 31, 2014 11:30 PM
Add another clinic to the growing list of neighborhood health care providers that are reshaping the health care landscape, partly in...
March 31, 2014 9:24 AM
When mid-morning or afternoon hunger pangs strike, that stash of girl scout cookies or homemade treats lingering in the break room is a...
March 31, 2014 7:24 AM
Chocolate in pill form sounds like a dubious concept--doesn't that take all the fun out of it? Perhaps, but it may also be the best way to...
March 31, 2014 6:06 AM
Home births are on the rise—and most common in the Pacific Northwest, according to the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers...
March 4, 2014 5:56 AM
New information about supplements vitamin E and selenium, thought to protect against cancer, reveals that they appear to do the opposite in...
March 4, 2014 5:00 AM
The NFL season may be at a close for the moment, but the conversation about head injuries and football continues. A new documentary by...
February 4, 2014 8:44 AM
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson's relatable writings on her life as a pediatrician and mom on her blog, Seattle Mama Doc, have made her the face of...
February 4, 2014 7:16 AM
Wearable tech is about more than just checking emails or making phone calls—thanks to two University of Washington professors, it’s taking...