Health Trends

August 2, 2016 8:19 PM
A Seattle-based startup plays defense against concussions with a high-tech helmet
Holistic dentists have a different approach to treating your teeth
May 17, 2016 7:23 PM
Upon stepping into Ecologic Dentistry in Bonney Lake, the first thing you notice is the scent—or rather, the lack of that dentist office...
Peanut butter toast
May 17, 2016 6:14 PM
The rate of developing peanut allergy in Western nations has doubled in the past decade, but Seattle-funded research holds clues to...
March 29, 2016 6:46 PM
If you’re experiencing itchy eyes, a runny nose, coughing, sneezing and brain fog, you probably have seasonal allergies. Local pollens are...
March 8, 2016 8:39 PM
New research from the University of Washington (UW) could make life easier for the one in 50 Americans affected by limb paralysis. Last...
March 8, 2016 8:19 PM
If you’re a fitness buff, or live within earshot of one, you’ve probably heard of TRX, a “suspension trainer” composed of a pair of thick...
A picture of cherries
March 4, 2016 7:00 PM
It’s never going to be easy to turn down one of those brownies your coworker brought to the office or to resist a sweet treat from the...
Picture of a stethoscope
February 9, 2016 8:31 PM
A team led by Seattle-based Group Health physician Beverly B. Green, M.D., and Gloria D. Coronado, Ph.D., of Kaiser Permanente Center for...
January 20, 2016 10:41 PM
Do you pop an aspirin for a headache or run straight to the emergency room? Where do you go when you have a cold? According to the...
Top Doctors 2016 seattle magazine
January 20, 2016 7:27 PM
How well do you know your doctor? With today’s primary care physicians juggling thousands of patients—the national average is 2,300—you’re...
January 14, 2016 8:19 PM
A woman’s fertility begins to decrease at age 30, according to Pacific NW Fertility. By age 40, the chance of spontaneous pregnancy is less...
January 14, 2016 7:37 PM
n his “The Myth of Sisyphus” essay, French philosopher  Albert Camus calls suicide “the only serious philosophical problem.”...
September 30, 2015 5:58 PM
Plain water is passé—at least, that’s what the sellers of multitudes of fizzy, nutrient-enhanced or flavored (sometimes all in one) waters...
September 30, 2015 5:19 PM
For Carrie, a Kenmore resident with severe autism, it’s all about the car ride. The 18-year-old loves the journey, says her mom, Lynn Vigo...
September 29, 2015 6:08 PM
  Your CrossFit friend is “doing the Paleo Challenge.” The neighbor wants to tell you all about the book Wheat Belly. One coworker is...
July 13, 2015 6:30 PM
Our 15th annual Top Doctors list is the result of more than nearly 15,000 nominations gathered through our comprehensive, controlled, peer-...