Groups at increased risk from extreme heat include older adults, people with chronic medical conditions, children, and those who work or exercise in the heat.
The elderly, the very young and people with certain health conditions are at higher risk for life threatening conditions when the temperatures go up.
Due to summer wildfires, children living on the West Coast have been breathing some of the most polluted air on record.
Officials are seeking people who may have been in contact with a bat in Woodinville park.
The EPA and the Department of Defense have downplayed the public threat posed by perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS – report
“If you’re too hammered to get behind the wheel, you may be too hammered to walk home in the dark.”
There has been debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring guns. But what seniors with declining mental faculties who have guns?
Since 2015, Health Partners has joined a small group of insurers around the country to offer some members specially designed meals to improve their health.
Public Health – Seattle & King County is joining with leading medical associations to form a new collaboration with a renewed commitment to decrease firearm-related injury and deaths.