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July 19, 2012 12:29 AM
  Those Pink Lady apples you’re eyeing at the supermarket cost $2.49 a pound. A feather-light pint of organic raspberries? Five bucks...
July 18, 2012 12:04 AM
When the Volunteer Park Conservatory opened its doors in 1912, there was no art museum, no “Black Sun” sculpture, no Shakespeare in the...
July 17, 2012 11:43 PM
What began as a search for a better coffee machine in a local start-up’s break room has evolved into the perfect Seattle combo: coffee and...
July 13, 2012 11:29 PM
If you've always wondered how the Space Needle came to be—or if you'd like to know why Seattle Center was almost named "Pleasure Island,"...
July 9, 2012 11:20 PM
The numbers are staggering: An estimated 3.8 million sport- and recreation-related concussions occur every year across the country,...
July 9, 2012 11:11 PM
HEAD TRAUMA DOC  Kathleen Bell, M.D.Specialties: Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPractice and hospital affiliation: University of...
July 9, 2012 11:09 PM
Three Eastside tech firms have pioneered lifesaving new devices and treatments in the past year. Redmond’s Mobisante has created a MOBILE...
July 9, 2012 11:06 PM
Multiple sclerosis is more prevalent in the Northwest than almost anywhere else on earth, for reasons that are largely unknown, according...
July 9, 2012 11:04 PM
There’s a powerful new weapon in the battle against pediatric cancer, thanks to a new “smart” therapy that could one day eliminate the need...
July 8, 2012 11:34 PM
When Courtney Crocker found herself wide awake and cleaning her house at 4 a.m., she knew she needed a different way to manage her insomnia...
July 6, 2012 4:34 PM
The past couple of months, shoppers at the Metropolitan Market on top of Queen Anne have been going through stages of grief: denial, anger...
July 1, 2012 11:22 PM
With thousands of health-related websites and smartphone apps to choose from, finding the best can be daunting. We checked in with local...
June 21, 2012 9:30 PM
The BMW's were thick on the ground at McCaw Hall last night at a gathering of Seattle's most revered surgeons, doctors and global-health...
June 21, 2012 12:35 AM
On Saturday, March 24, on a practice baseball field under a bank of clouds at Seattle Pacific University (SPU), 59-year-old Robert* packed...
June 16, 2012 11:44 PM
Seattleites are nothing if not socially aware, but it can still be difficult for us to fully grasp the grave problems facing people who...