Two-liter bottle of soda increased 64 percent; price of diet drinks jumped, too
Plans starting to pay for services such as meals, transportation, housing and other Assistance to improve members’ health and reduce medical costs.
In 2016, King County saw an unprecedented jump in overdose deaths, a trend fueled by the increase in opiate use, particularly in combination with other drugs.
Although strength and conditioning is important, cardiovascular fitness is also important – as many injuries occur as a result of fatigue.
Driving while high doubles your chance of getting in a crash — and it’s illegal.
America lost 20,360 children and teens in 2016, 60 % of them to preventable injuries: 4,000 died in car crashes; firearms claimed the lives of more than 3,140.
Patients who received dental services from Burien’s George M. Davis Dental Clinic should to consider being tested for hepatitis B, C, and HIV — officials say
Efforts to stop the spread of HIV are hindered by fear and stigma.
Public Health is investigating an outbreak of shigellosis associated with the kindergarten classrooms at Cascade Ridge Elementary School in Issaquah.
There are numerous harmful human health effects of climate change expected in our region, some of which we’re already experiencing, writes Jeff Duchin, MD.
Wildfire smoke contains toxic compounds can lead to lung irritation, cancer, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and even death.
Acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease that has struck 414 people — mostly young children — across comes when the public health system is overstretched.
During the first two years of a child’s life, lead exposure can affect the brain and result in learning, attention and social/emotional problems.
To protect yourself, get vaccinated to minimize your risk of getting the flu. To reduce the chance you might catch or spread the flu, wash your hands.
Utah will become the first state to make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .05 or higher, rather than the .08 standard that every other state.