Health and wellness

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff. (Photo taken before COVID-19).

For relief and recovery, find expert help in Smokey Point

Inpatient care and treatment for those experiencing mental health and substance use challenges

 

Providence Boyden Family Autism Center in Everett is doubling its clinical space and expanding its service capacity to serve more local families.

Providence Boyden Family Autism Center expansion

According to the CDC, in the U.S., one in 54 children is…

 

Lynnwood Clinic

Quality healthcare, for everyone

Providing a diverse community with high quality, affordable primary health care

 

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.

Virtual care builds mental health connections, even when we’re apart

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is just a phone call away

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.
Bringing health care home
Bringing health care home

Healing from a broken relationship takes time, introspection

The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia, exhibits artifacts of lost love, pain and hurt.

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy sufferers

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy sufferers

The drug is designed to decrease the severity of allergic reactions after accidental exposure to peanuts.

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy sufferers
What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

Under revised medical guidelines, 120/80 is no longer considered normal.

What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

Your Halloween candy binge-eating survival guide

Resist temptation by buying candy the little urchins like a lot more than you do.

Kelly Estes’ daughters Reese, 4 (left), and Ella 10, both needed to have temporary tubes in their ears due to ongoing ear infections. A new app being developed by a University of Washington physician will help parents determine whether their kids have the infections. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

An app to help you know if your child has an ear infection

A doctor and team of UW scientists helped develop the app, expected to be out next year.

Kelly Estes’ daughters Reese, 4 (left), and Ella 10, both needed to have temporary tubes in their ears due to ongoing ear infections. A new app being developed by a University of Washington physician will help parents determine whether their kids have the infections. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

How to keep that mellow summer feeling throughout the year

Remember to relax, breathe and live in the present, not the past or future.

New study looks at refined grains — and may cause confusion

Don’t desert your high-fiber choices, because they have proven — and needed — health benefits.

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro

If you just can’t shake the grogginess, try these tips to help fine-tune your napping skills.

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro
Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss

Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss

When a dear friend lost a long fight with cancer, the author’s eyes were opened to the power of love.

Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss

Take time to be well or you’ll have to take time to be sick

You could avoid illness if you eat a healthier diet, get more exercise, stop smoking and sleep more.

The teenage years are tough on parents. Here’s how to cope.

There’s no doubt this will be a challenging time (due to hormones) but you will get your kid back.

How to negotiate a summer at home with your college student

It can be a jarring transition for the both of you, so set ground rules and talk them over together.

This personal trainer is learning to let herself go

After decades of dieting and working out, she’s ready to accept that her body is beautiful.

A pep talk for those of us who hate shopping for swimwear

For one, stop comparing yourself to 95-pound, 6-foot-tall, 19-year-old Sports Illustrated models.

Cancer death rate for blacks dropping faster than for whites

This is because there are now fewer deaths in three major cancers: lung, prostate and colorectal.

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