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What your doctor visit should cost

What your doctor visit should costWouldn't it be nice to know in advance what a medical appointment will cost?
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Health

UW cell phone app to detect Jaundice in newborns

UW cell phone app to detect Jaundice in newbornsDoctors consider Jaundice common in babies. Experts say too much Jaundice is what parents need to take seriously.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Many adults suffer from ADHD without realizing it

Many adults suffer from ADHD without realizing itADHD doesn't just affect kids. Adults may be suffering from it, too, and not even realize it.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

Two Seattle Children's patients have Enterovirus D68

Two Seattle Children's patients have Enterovirus D68The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday that two children at Seattle Children's hospital have Enterovirus D68.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Doctor: Flu poses bigger risk than enterovirus D68

Doctor: Flu poses bigger risk than enterovirus D68Doctors hope concerns about enterovirus D68 will inspire people to take action against another virus, the flu.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Acceledent device cuts time wearing braces in half

Acceledent device cuts time wearing braces in halfThe Acceledent device can move teeth faster for people with braces. It uses gentle micro pulses to remodel bones.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

When to have the talk with aging parents about care, death

When to have the talk with aging parents about care, deathWhen is the best time to talk to your aging parents about end of life, living options, driving and dating? Try the 40-70 rule.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

How to combat menopausal weight gain

How to combat menopausal weight gainMenopause causes more than hot flashes and mood swings. It can also lead to increases on the bathroom scale.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

State tracking spike in minors exposed to e-cigarettes, marijuana

State tracking spike in minors exposed to e-cigarettes, marijuanaThe Washington Poison Center says calls about children sucking on e-cigarettes or drinking its nicotine liquid are up 600 percent from years past
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Body

Congestive heart failure affects younger patients

Congestive heart failure affects younger patientsMore than 1 million of the 5 million Americans suffering from congestive heart failure are under the age of 60.
  • Body
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Public exposure to measles at Sea-Tac Airport

Public exposure to measles at Sea-Tac AirportLocal public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport during the contagious period.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Childrens Health Link

'Magic foot' helps kids with nerve problems walk

'Magic foot' helps kids with nerve problems walkIn addition to cerebral palsy, the device can help patients with multiple sclerosis, partial spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.
  • Childrens Health Link
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Get Fit

Complex carbs can reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Complex carbs can reduce cardiovascular disease riskDr. Emily Cooper explains how complex carbs can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
  • Get Fit
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Doctors explain respiratory virus striking U.S. kids

Doctors explain respiratory virus striking U.S. kidsLeading health experts answer questions about the enterovirus.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Has enterovirus reached Western Washington?

Has enterovirus reached Western Washington?Public health officials in King County are investigating whether a cluster of patients at Seattle Children's Hospital have a severe respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children nationwide.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Childrens Health Link

Seattle hospital gets highest NICU rating

Seattle hospital gets highest NICU ratingThe Washington state Department of Health recently elevated Swedish First Hill's neonatal intensive care unit treatment to a Level 4
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

House bill looks to fix mental health system

House bill looks to fix mental health systemA bill is trying to address access to treatment when a person may pose a threat to themselves or others.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Early intervention can erase autism signs in children, study finds

Early intervention can erase autism signs in children, study findsThe treatment known as Infant Start" was tested out on babies who showed signs of autism like unable to make eye contact, lack of babbling and unusual fixations.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doctor claims diet is key to preventing Alzheimer's

Doctor claims diet is key to preventing Alzheimer'sNeurologist David Perlmutter claims the key to preventing Alzheimer's is cutting back on carbohydrates.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Local health leader says U.S. Ebola outbreak unlikely

Local health leader says U.S. Ebola outbreak unlikelyA King County health official says people don't need to worry about an Ebola outbreak here.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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New Parkinson's treatment slows diseases progress

New Parkinson's treatment slows diseases progressLee Silverman Voice Treatment can improve the lives of Parkinson's patients and slow the the disease's progression.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Breastfeeding for 6 months could affect health through age 6

Breastfeeding for 6 months could affect health through age 6New research shows that what you feed your baby during the first year of life can affect his or her health through at least first grade.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Childrens Health Link

Seattle group rallies for safer births

Seattle group rallies for safer birthsThe group Improving Birth says it has found one-in-three women is giving birth surgically, and argues half of those C-sections could be prevented.
  • Childrens Health Link
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Tick bite triggers red meat allergy

Tick bite triggers red meat allergymore Americans this year have become allergic to red meat, with some ending up in the hospital.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Flight simulation technology used to create virtual surgery

Flight simulation technology used to create virtual surgeryDoctors and pilots come together to bring flight simulation technology to the operating room.
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  • 1 month ago
Get Fit

Send healthy kids off to college

Send healthy kids off to collegeCollege students may not be fully prepared to handle their health and lifestyle logistics once they leave home.
  • Get Fit
  • 1 month ago
Body

Focused ultrasound used to treat tremors

Focused ultrasound used to treat tremorsA new tool developed in Seattle can help eliminate tremors.
  • Body
  • 1 month ago