Health Trends

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...
February 3, 2014 5:49 PM
Numerous research studies show that journaling and tracking daily activity doubles your chances of success in weight loss, so when it comes...
January 11, 2014 12:33 AM
With grayer days back upon us, keeping sleepy sluggishness and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) symptoms at bay is a priority for us in...
January 10, 2014 11:48 PM
Is yoga one of the secrets to the Seahawks’ success? Coach Pete Carroll may be on to something, this year putting players on a mandatory...
December 5, 2013 1:31 AM
If you were to guess at the leading cause of injury deaths in the United States, chances are you might think of accidents—car crashes, for...
December 4, 2013 6:02 PM
Neighborhood clinics from Virginia Mason to Swedish have become a common sight around Seattle, providing easy access for many residents for...
December 4, 2013 7:45 AM
Those bi-annual dental checkups can impact more than just your mouth. According to Dr. Marcia Wharton, medical director of Providence...
November 1, 2013 5:54 AM
Health insurance exchange confusion? Not so in Washington. The state website, wahealthplanfinder.org, gets a boost in the national news,...
October 14, 2013 3:12 AM
Kathryn thought the Affordable Care Act would be a good thing—for other people who need help. As politicians argued about the merits and...
October 13, 2013 8:01 AM
It may seem counterintuitive: Ask movement-challenged people to not only move, but dance; or those with memory issues to observe the...
October 13, 2013 7:47 AM
Imagine leaving your office at 1:50 p.m. to make a 2 p.m. doctor’s appointment. Seattle-based Vera Whole Health (206.395.7870;...
October 13, 2013 7:27 AM
“Relaxing” and “mammogram” are not usually two words used together—except at Overlake Breast Health Center. Here, patients can arrange...
September 19, 2013 7:00 AM
The Polyclinic and EvergreenHealth are among the first medical centers in the Seattle area to offer 3D mammography, a new technology that...