Health Trends

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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...
August 5, 2014 5:36 PM
Spring and summer puts us in mind of sun and light reading fare—so we wanted to ask some of the busiest professionals we know, doctors, to...
August 5, 2014 4:55 PM
King County has the highest survival rate of cardiac arrest in the world--that's according to analysis by county officials, who put the...
August 5, 2014 7:11 AM
We love our Seattle summers, but fret about all that sudden intense sun exposure. Enter Brightly, an app created by Seattle startup ARO...
July 1, 2014 10:37 PM
Want the best heart surgery in the state? Go to the Cherry Hill campus of Swedish Medical Center, the only Washington hospital to make the...
July 1, 2014 9:36 PM
Two years ago, therapists Kara Bazzi, Alexia Giblin and Julie Church decided to take their collective eating-disorder therapy practices...
June 27, 2014 11:28 PM
If you've been watching World Cup at the office and are looking foward to a weekend of hiking and biking, it may come as little surprise...
June 11, 2014 4:32 PM
When one of Dr. Andrew Simon’s patients came in to his office complaining of flu symptoms, discussing whether medication was needed to...