Health and wellness

The Community Health Centers of Snohomish County walk-in clinic at Edmonds Clinic is now open!

Now open! Walk-in care moves to Edmonds

Win-win: More primary care space at Lynnwood Clinic, more walk-in space at Edmonds Clinic

 

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.

What to do when you’re bored? Anything but look at your phone

We value entertainment and busyness (in the form of devices) as an antidote to boredom. Not so good.

The No. 1 recommended diet? That would be Mediterranean

The No. 1 recommended diet? That would be Mediterranean

A panel of experts has deemed the Mediterranean diet the heathiest way to eat. Way better than keto.

The No. 1 recommended diet? That would be Mediterranean
What is measles and how can you prevent the disease?

What is measles and how can you prevent the disease?

It can now almost always be prevented with a vaccine, but it still kills over 100,000 people a year.

What is measles and how can you prevent the disease?
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