Sleep Deprived in Seattle

Why local experts are prescribing fewer sleeping pills despite a growing insomnia epidemic.

When Courtney Crocker found herself wide awake and cleaning her house at 4 a.m., she knew she needed a different…

Sheila Cain

Websites and Apps For Your Health

We checked in with local doctors* to find out which sites they recommend—and use themselves.

With thousands of health-related websites and smartphone apps to choose from, finding the best can be daunting. We checked in…

Seattle Mag

Personal Stories: Meet Your Top Doctors of 2011

Fifteen respected doctors in our area talk about their passions, plus our Top Docs Hall of Fame

All Conceivable Options: R. Dale McClure, M.D. (see photo above) Specialties: Urology, male infertility Practice and hospital affiliation: Seattle Reproductive…

Elaine Porterfield, Sheila Mickool

Top Doctors 2010: Special Hall of Fame Edition

Saluting the 381 finest physicians in the Puget Sound region.

Over the past decade, Seattle magazine has been the go-to resource for information about the best doctors in the region….

Seattle Mag

Medical Outreach

Patients at some of the poorest hospitals in the world are getting relief from their pain—from Seatt

Taking Relief on the RoadA team of local doctors is easing the pain of patients in Third World hospitals Patients…

Seattle Mag

Breast Cancer Is Striking more Women Under 40 than Ever Before

Why more young women are being diagnosed, and what you need to know to keep yourself safe.

When I received that fated phone call from my doctor telling me I had breast cancer, all I wanted to…

Seattle Mag

Who’s Behind the Mask? Turns Out, You Can Choose Your Own Anesthesiologist

A new trend in surgery: More patients are powering up and insisting on pain management by a pre-sele

Last year, at age 50, Grace* was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in three years. She was…

Sheila Mickool

Local Medical Breakthroughs that Save Lives and Speed Recovery

From incredible eye-socket brain surgery...to life-changing treatment for a very common malady...loc

 Brain surgery via the eye socketAs both Harborview Medical Center’s chief of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and a University…

Elaine Porterfield, Teresa Kenney

How We Conducted Our Top Doctors Survey

For the first time, Seattle magazine’s Top Doctors list results from a collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a highly…

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