'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
2 Legionnaires' Disease Cases Reported At Seattle HospitalPublic health officials are investigating after two people contracted a serious type of pneumonia called Legionnaire's disease at a Seattle hospital. One of them died.
6th Case Reported In Outbreak At University Of OregonPublic health officials have confirmed a sixth case in the outbreak of a contagious bacterial disease that has killed one student at the University of Oregon.
Washington Health Officials Warn Hantavirus Risks Higher Now State health officials warn that spring cleaning can involve some health dangers.
New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly DiseasesSomething as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
Child With Measles Was At Sea-Tac Airport Unvaccinated people could have been exposed to the disease
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Yellowstone Says 'Biobullets' For Bison Won't WorkShooting wild bison with vaccine-laced "biobullets" to prevent the spread of disease to livestock would be too ineffective to justify the expense, Yellowstone National Park administrators said Tuesday.
Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNAFully mapping someone's genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.
Go Red for Women Events Around the SoundFriday, February 3 is National Go Red for Women Day! It's a day for you to wear red, raise some money for the American Heart Association, or make personal choices to live a heart-healthier life. Here are some events surrounding the National Go Red for Women Day around the Sound. Make a difference in your life or someone else's and attend one of these activities!
Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1Mile Walk Helps Those with Lung CancerThe fourth annual Free to Breathe 5K and 1Mile run/walk along the Tacoma waterfront is to benefit the National Lung Cancer research and awareness program. Lung cancer advocates, survivors and the community to come together to raise support to fight this disease.