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Childrens Health Link

Preventing autism in at-risk babies

Preventing autism in at-risk babiesPilot study examines whether early intervention can make a difference
  • Childrens Health Link
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Risky business: DIY cosmetic procedures

Risky business: DIY cosmetic proceduresDoctors warn about the dangers of trying these treatments at home
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Childrens Health Link

When scleroderma strikes at a young age

When scleroderma strikes at a young ageDisease is harder to treat in children
  • Childrens Health Link
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'It often happens when someone is falling asleep. They are startled by a loud, but non-existent noise or the sensation of an explosion.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Wireless monitor could prevent repeat hospital admissions

Wireless monitor could prevent repeat hospital admissionsCongestive heart failure implant could prevent repeat hospital admissions
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Bellevue family gives $6 million for Alzheimer's study

Bellevue family gives $6 million for Alzheimer's studyA new project at The University of Washington could bring new hope to people with Alzheimer's disease.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Monsanto says lobbyist in viral video does not work for them

Monsanto says lobbyist in viral video does not work for themDr. Patrick Moore claimed humans could drink a quart of glyphosate safely, but refused to drink a glass of it when offered by an interviewer.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Seattle

Fewer Seattle students having sex, survey finds

Fewer Seattle students having sex, survey findsStudents say reality TV is playing a factor in the decision to not have sex.
  • Seattle
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Body

BiOM robotic foot and ankle offers amputees greater mobility

BiOM robotic foot and ankle offers amputees greater mobilityA BiOM foot is the first device of its kind and 'does things no other foot can do."
  • Body
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Care

Insurance commissioner investigating Premera breach

Insurance commissioner investigating Premera breachOne week after Premera revealed a security breech that impacted millions of customers, Mike Kreidler announced he's investigating the attack.
  • Care
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Childrens Health Link

Young women more likely to suffer concussions than men

Young women more likely to suffer concussions than menNew research shows young women get as many, if not more concussions than young men.
  • Childrens Health Link
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Doctors, women react to Jolie's surgery announcement

Doctors, women react to Jolie's surgery announcementAngelina Jolie's decision to speak out about the surgery to remove her ovaries is being applauded by those fighting the battle against ovarian cancer.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Local doctor's thoughts on Jolie's decision

Local doctor's thoughts on Jolie's decisionDr. Elizabeth Swisher, the medical director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, answers some questions.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Allergy season relief tips

Allergy season relief tipsDr. David Hoffman, Regional Director of U.S. Healthworks, has tips on surviving allergy season.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Body

3-D technology looks inside brain before surgery

3-D technology looks inside brain before surgeryVirtual reality lets doctors plan a better road map for surgery.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Living Well

Beyond steroids: Athletes turning to breast milk to bulk up

Beyond steroids: Athletes turning to breast milk to bulk upHealth experts warn this newest fad can be dangerous
  • Living Well
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

More than 400 Washington foster parents object to flu shots

More than 400 Washington foster parents object to flu shotsAt least 389 foster parents have asked to change their licenses to only accept older children because they don't want to get a flu shot.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Body

Statin alternative to control cholesterol

Statin alternative to control cholesterolA new drug class appears to lower cholesterol without the side effects of statins.
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  • 1 month ago
Body

Implantable device for sleep apnea offers alternative to C-PAP

Implantable device for sleep apnea offers alternative to C-PAPAn implantable device called 'Inspire" offers an alternative to the C-PAP machine for sleep apnea sufferers.
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  • 1 month ago
Childrens Health Link

Autism on the playground

Autism on the playgroundFor the one in 68 children with autism, playgrounds can be stressful.
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  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Premera security breach exposes 11 million customers

Premera security breach exposes 11 million customersThe company is offering identity theft protection and credit monitoring.
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  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheese

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheeseKraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Health

Breast biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental study

Breast biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental studyIt can potentially lead to too-aggressive treatment for some women and under-treatment for others.
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  • 1 month ago
Pets and Animals

Washington health dept. asks dog owners to track ticks

Washington health dept. asks dog owners to track ticksTick season has begun in Western Washington and health officials are working to keep track of tick-borne disease.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month ago
Body

Ask Dr. Swanson: Contradictions on peanut allergies

Ask Dr. Swanson: Contradictions on peanut allergiesDr. Wendy sue Swanson shares a better understanding of some new guidelines on peanut allergies.
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  • 1 month ago
Body

More women choosing to have mastectomies

More women choosing to have mastectomiesMore women are opting for more aggressive breast cancer treatment.
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  • 1 month ago
Body

Young girl battling Prader-Willi Syndrome

Young girl battling Prader-Willi SyndromePrader-Willi Syndrome is a complex genetic disorder that affects one in 15,000. One young girl in Rhode Island was diagnosed with the disease soon after she was born and has been battling it ever since.
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  • 1 month ago