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The Grind Of A Grudge

The Grind Of A Grudge

MOVING PAST ANGER AND LETTING GO OF TOXIC ENERGY

I was watching a Seahawks practice when the man I’d shunned for three years offered me an apology. “I’m sorry,” said Dave Mahler. You might know him as Softy. He hosts the afternoon sports-talk show at KJR 93.3 FM. “I was wrong, and I shouldn’t have said what I did.” He then offered me his…

The Advantages of a Proliance Surgeons Ambulatory Surgery Center | Sponsored

The Advantages of a Proliance Surgeons Ambulatory Surgery Center | Sponsored

You do not need a hospital to have surgery. Stop waiting in line and come visit a Proliance Surgeons Ambulatory Surgery Center

When it comes to receiving surgical care, patients have traditionally turned to hospitals for their medical needs. However, an increasing number of individuals are discovering the numerous benefits offered by Proliance Surgeons Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs). These specialized facilities, designed to provide high-quality outpatient surgical care, offer a range of advantages over traditional hospital settings….

Fitness and Friendship

Fitness and Friendship

Couch potato finds camaraderie in running clubs

I never thought I would be the type of person to join a running club. Picture a subpar physique lacking in muscle and mental fortitude, throw in an admittedly too-long stint of smoking cigarettes, and add an aversion to hills as the cherry on top. However, when I moved to Seattle, I quickly learned it…

Clarity: Defeating Depression

Clarity: Defeating Depression

Seeking help is a starting point, not the finish line

I was 20 years old and in my second year at the University of Washington when I stumbled into a rut. It was summer. I was the only one left in an apartment I’d rented with three other guys that school year. Everybody else had gone home, but I was taking classes and became something…

The Good News About Size

The Good News About Size

It's true: it really doesn't matter

Well, let’s suppose, just for a moment, that bigger is better. I say “just for a moment” because I don’t actually think there are any data to support the idea that bigger penises are more talented, satisfying or even more handsome. They are, however, culturally admired and many men, and some women, fetishize size and…

Dr. AI? Not So Fast

Dr. AI? Not So Fast

Health systems across the state are grappling with how to use AI

For more than a year, Kaiser Permanente has been using artificial intelligence chatbots to help patients navigate care options. Leaders at UW Medicine are working to understand how AI applies to both clinical care and medical research. Overlake Medical Center is integrating AI into many of its business practices. ChatGPT and Midjourney have garnered headlines…

The Magicians of Memory

The Magicians of Memory

Could Alzheimer's be cured here? Maybe, right now, that's not the point

For Joel Loiacono, it’s personal. His mother died of Alzheimer’s disease. His father-in-law and several aunts and uncles battled dementia. As regional director for Eastern Washington and North Idaho of the Washington state chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Loiacono has spent the past 26 years working to reduce risk, promote early detection, and offer resources…

Advancing Health Equity

Advancing Health Equity

How to overcome barriers to equitable care

Being a patient is a vulnerable reality. Whether you are not feeling well, are injured, or having a routine checkup, it is natural to feel trepidation as you encounter a rush of medical information and feel pushed to make health decisions quickly during a short appointment time. Developing a trusting, therapeutic alliance to encourage recuperation…

Editor's Note: The Story Continues

Editor’s Note: The Story Continues

Julie Lewis has found a new outlet to advocate women's health care equity and access

If there’s anything Julie Lewis wants you to know, it’s this: She’s doing just fine. She has a new book out. And she’s “Still Positive.” Lewis, a 39-year survivor of AIDS and mother to Grammy Award-winning music producer Ryan Lewis, just released a book, Still Positive, with co-author Jenny Koenig. It’s a riveting memoir about…

Seattle's Top Docs 2023 - It's here

Seattle’s Top Docs 2023 – It’s here

Seattle Magazine's 23rd Annual List of the best doctors in the puget sound region

Finding a doctor can be overwhelming. Referrals from friends and family are helpful, of course, but, in partnership with Castle Connolly, we want to make the process easier. For more than two decades, Seattle magazine has published a list of the region’s top doctors. None paid to be included and all were nominated by their…

Your Mind has been on our Mind | Sponsored

Your Mind has been on our Mind | Sponsored

HealthPoint – Everyone deserves great care

Connecting Mind and Body: Why We Integrate Behavioral Health Care Mental health care is essential care. That is why HealthPoint has been integrating behavioral health into primary care services since 2002. The impact of this whole-person care is life changing and lifesaving. At HealthPoint, Behavioral Health Consultants provide mental health expertise to the Care Team…

Who are Seattle's 2023 Top Docs?

Who are Seattle’s 2023 Top Docs?

July 5th search the complete Top Docs list on Seattlemag.com

Looking for the right doctor? Seattle magazine’s 2023 Top Docs list is available on newsstands July 1st.   Our goal in partnership with Castle Connolly, is to make your search for better healthcare easier, by providing a current list of the best doctors in the Puget Sound region.  The full Seattle Top Docs 2023 list will…

Clarity - Exasperated and Exhausted

Clarity – Exasperated and Exhausted

Burnout is more complicated than you may think

I woke up in Florida on a Sunday morning with a hangover and a patch of angry red bumps on the small of my back. I also couldn’t find the Montreal Expos cap I had been wearing the night before. I had a Seattle Seahawks game to cover that afternoon in Tampa, multiple stories to…

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