Health

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Hospital Warning Thousands To Get Children Tested For HIV, Hepatitis After Surgical Equipment Not Sterilized

Seattle Children’s Hospital is offering free blood tests to 12,000 families after discovering surgical equipment at its Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center was not always properly cleaned and sterilized.

08/27/2015

MERS outbreak

More Reason For Calm Than Panic In South Korean MERS Scare

South Korea has seen more than 40 cases and four deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

06/05/2015

dementia

Study: No Evidence Marijuana Helps Dementia Patients

Dutch researchers found no significant difference between dementia patients given THC pills and those given placebos.

05/15/2015

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Department Seeks Consultant On Health Care Provider Tax

The state health department is seeking consulting help to develop a proposal for a health care provider tax in Alaska.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Seattle

For parents who are looking to slim down, shape up, and shed those winter pounds, hitting the gym and juggling child care can be complicated. Thanks to these top gyms that offer child care, parents can enjoy worry-free workouts while their children play, laugh, and learn with dedicated caregivers.

04/24/2015

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Big Spike In Whooping Cough Cases Concerns Health Officials

State health officials say they’re concerned about a big increase in whooping cough cases this year compared to 2014.

CBS Seattle–04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Washington Health Officials Warn Hantavirus Risks Higher Now

State health officials warn that spring cleaning can involve some health dangers.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

SAM feature

The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

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